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Police: Mother Tried to Drown Baby

Police: Mother Tried to Drown Baby
Posted January 6th, 2014 @ 2:51pm by 700WLW News

( Over-the-Rhine ) - Cincinnati Police were called to a home near the corner of E Liberty and Walnut on December 31 for a newborn found floating in a bathtub.

That 7-week-old girl is still being treated at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, but on Monday, police arrested and charged her mother, 27-year-old Jessica Whitehead, with attempted murder. Investigators say she tried to drown the baby.

If you can help police, call CrimeStoppers at 513-352-3040 or text CINTIP plus your message to CRIMES.

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