A resident of Texas Cheyenne Stuckey left her half-year daughter in the bathroom unattended, in consequence of which the baby drowned, reports Daily Mail.
The 21-year-old would-be mother admitted that on June 13, she put her 6-month-old daughter Zayla Hernandez in a bath with water and “left her for just a couple of minutes.”
Cheyenne reported that she was distracted by Facebook, began to correspond with friends, at that time the television was loud in the room.
Later, the girl came to her senses and realized that she had left the baby alone. When she returned to her, the girl lay head down.
The child was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where they recorded his death.
After this incident, other children of Cheyenne (4-year-old twins and 2-year-old son) were assigned to a foster family.
A preliminary report on the autopsy of the county of Tarrant County revealed that Zayla drowned.
Cheyenne Stucky was jailed and charged with the death of a child.