ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A woman is facing a child abuse charge after police said she threw a 3-year-old boy who can't swim into a pool in Florida.
According to Pinellas County booking records, St. Petersburg police arrested Ashton Heddens, 33, of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, on Friday.
Investigators later observed "claw marks" on the boy's neck and upper back, according to WFLA. Police added that Heddens' speech was slurred when they interviewed her.
Heddens was arrested and released on $5,000 bond, according to WFLA.
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