Ohio mom pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in toddler daughter’s drowning death

Ohio mom pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in toddler daughter’s drowning death
According to WXIX and WLWT, Jessica Fisher, 23, of Delhi Township, entered the plea Thursday, two months after she was arrested in connection with the 18-month-old girl's death. (Hamilton County Justice Center)

DELHI TOWNSHIP, Ohio — An Ohio mother has pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment after her toddler daughter drowned in a bathtub in April, authorities said.

According to WXIX and WLWT, Jessica Fisher, 23, of Delhi Township, entered the plea Thursday, two months after she was arrested in connection with the 18-month-old girl’s death.

Delhi Township police responded April 3 to a report of an unresponsive child at a Greenwell Avenue home, the news outlets reported. Doctors at a nearby hospital pronounced the girl dead, according to WXIX.

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Investigators later determined that Fisher had left the 18-month-old and a 3-year-old alone in the tub, where the younger child drowned, WXIX reported.

Fisher will be sentenced next month, according to the news outlets.

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