Pittsburgh-Area Mother Charged In Infant's Drowning Death

March 21, 2024 0 By JohnValbyNation

PITTSBURGH, PA — Allegheny County Police have charged an Etna woman in connection with the drowning death of her one-year-old son last year.

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Brittany Garrison, 28, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, endangering the welfare of children and recklessly endangering another person.

Garrison is accused of letting the child and a sibling outside to swim in an above-ground pool. County police said Garrison left the child unattended in a flotation device inside the pool and went inside the residence with the sibling.

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A short time later, the child was found unresponsive outside of the flotation device in the pool. It was also determined the child was not wearing any additional flotation device or life jacket.

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