Thursday, February 17, 2011

Dad charged with drowning 17-month-old son (York City, Pennsylvania)

Seems dad ANDRES SOTO-DIAZ put his toddler son in the bath tub, and then sort of "forgot" him. Yea.,0,4304790.story

York City Father Charged with Drowning his Toddler Son

Howard L. Sheppard

8:51 p.m. EST, February 16, 2011

YORK, YORK COUNTY — Police have charged a York City father in the drowning death of his 17 month old son. The arrest of 28 year old Andres Soto-Diaz Wednesday morning followed a lengthy investigation into the death Eliel Soto, junior last summer. The child drowned in a bathtube at the family's East Market Street home. Soto allegedly claimed that he put the child in the tub, turned on the water and forgot him.

Charges against Soto-Diaz include Involuntary Manslaughter and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.