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Mother accused of drowning her toddler and infant in tub at her California domestic

Bycbs editor

Apr 8, 2022

A lady changed into arrested Thursday on suspicion of drowning her youngsters, a toddler and a infant, in a tub at her Northern California domestic, government stated.

Courtney Williams, 26, changed into arrested at her domestic in Linda after the kid’s father known as 911 at round 11:forty five a.m., the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department announced.

The guy lower back domestic from paintings for lunch while his wife “allegedly informed him that she had harm the youngsters,” the branch stated in a announcement.

He determined the our bodies of the men, one 5 months antique and the alternative age 2 1/2, in a tub complete of water, government stated.

Despite efforts to restore them, the youngsters had been declared lifeless on the scene.

“At this time, detectives consider the plain drowning of the men changed into intentional,” the announcement stated, even though it did not point out a probable motive.

It wasn’t right now clean whether or not Williams had an lawyer who ought to talk on her behalf.

“The tragic lack of 5-month-antique Holden and his 2 1/2-year-antique brother Ronin reverberates during our branch and into the network,” Sheriff Wendell Anderson stated withinside the announcement. “There aren’t anyt any phrases to safely describe the unhappiness we experience for the own circle of relatives at this time.”

Linda is a small unincorporated network approximately forty miles north of Sacramento.

Video received through KXTV in Sacramento suggests Williams being arrested and handcuffed in purple sweatpants whilst barefoot.

“She changed into simply no expression whatsoever, no tears, no nothing,” neighbor Charlene Smith informed the station.

Neighbor Krista Taraha’s son is handiest an afternoon more youthful than Ronin and the men used to play together, KXTV reported.

“My son’s possibly going to trip his motormotorcycle over there and take a seat down through his backyard each morning, yelling for him like he does each day,” she informed the station.