PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The mother of a toddler who drowned in a bathtub nearly a year ago, pleaded guilty to two charges Thursday.
Tonya Thomas is charged with endangering the welfare of children and involuntary manslaughter for the death of her 13-month-old son Ryden nearly a year ago.READ MORE: Allegheny Co. DA Zappala Suing State Attorney General Josh Shapiro Over Opioid Settlement
Ryden died last February, when he drowned in the bathtub at the family’s Indiana home.
The boy was in the tub with his 2- and 3-year-old siblings at the time.READ MORE: Lawyer Files New Appeal For Franklin Regional High School Attacker Alex Hribal
Thomas told police she left the children alone for a few minutes when Ryden drowned.
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