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Mother Of Toddler Charged With Criminal Homicide

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(Photo Credit: Allegheny County Police Department)

(Photo Credit: Allegheny County Police Department)

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death of a toddler a homicide and now his mother is facing new charges.

Two-year-old Steven Flanagan died after police say his mother, Sharon Flanagan, tried to drown him in a bathtub at the Best Western in Green Tree earlier this month.

He spent several days at Children’s Hospital before he passed away on July 6.

Flanagan, 33, of West Virginia, is now facing charges of criminal homicide, endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated assault.

She remains behind bars at the Allegheny County Jail.

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