A California mother accused of drowning her 5-month-old and 2-year-old sons in the bathtub has been arrested, authorities stated.
Courtney Williams, 26, was booked Thursday into Yuba County Jail on a homicide cost, in line with data.
The Yuba County Sheriff’s Workplace was known as to her household’s Linda dwelling at 11:45 a.m. by her husband, the daddy of her children, the company stated in a (*2*)information launch.
The daddy stated he had returned dwelling from work for lunch simply earlier than midday when his spouse advised him “she had hurt the children,” in line with the discharge.
He discovered the boys “unresponsive in the bathtub full of water” and known as authorities, officers stated.
Deputies carried out lifesaving measures, however each children had been pronounced lifeless on the scene.
“At this time, detectives believe the apparent drowning of the boys was intentional,” the information launch said.
The investigation is in its early levels and is ongoing.
“The tragic loss of five-month-old Holden and his two-and-a-half-year old brother Ronin reverberates throughout our department and into the community,” Yuba County Sheriff Wendell Anderson stated. “There are no words to adequately describe the sadness we feel for the family at this time.”
Some neighbors had been shocked to be taught of the tragedy.
Neighbor Heather Ronson advised NBC affiliate KCRA of Sacramento, California, her children would play with Ronin.
“He’s just a little tiny guy, and he’s got brown hair, and his bright red little face, and his little boots on, and out here riding his little bike. ‘Hi, hi,’ over the fence,” Ronson stated. “Just a sweet little boy, and the fact that I’m never going to see him again is heartbreaking.”
Talking on Williams and her arrest, Ronson stated: “I just wish she would have come out and asked for help … I would have done anything to help her.”
Lawyer info for Williams was not obtainable early Friday morning.
Linda is a group situated about 40 miles north of Sacramento.