Police: Child Drowned While Mother Played Video Games

A 22-year-old Tennessee mother has been charged with abuse and neglect in connection with the March 2013 death of her three-year-old daughter, according to an Associated Press report republished on The Times Free Press.

A Van Buren County grand jury indicted Samantha Brymer-Armstrong on Tuesday related to the March death of her daughter, Kayleigh Armstrong, who was found unresponsive in a swimming pool at their home in Spencer, Tennessee. She died the next day.

Police testified that Armstrong told investigators at the time that her daughter was left unattended for more than an hour while she played unnamed video games in a back bedroom of her home while wearing headphones. Further details on the case were not disclosed as of this writing. You can watch the AP report video below:

 

 

Source: The Times Free Press

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