Woman charged with murder after 5-year-old daughter's body pulled from Kansas River
08/05/2018 7:11 pm PDT
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- (WDAF) -- Investigators are still trying to determine why the driver of a car plunged into the Kansas River on Friday afternoon, but police have arrested a woman after divers pulled a 5-year-old girl from the river on Saturday morning.
Scharron Renea Dingledine, 26, is under arrest pending first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder charges. She was held without bail.
Police say Dingledine's daughter was the child pulled from the river, and her 1-year-old son remains hospitalized.
Earlier on Saturday, law enforcement officials told FOX4 that it is unusual for anyone - outside of people going to the power plant - to be in the area. The Lawrence Police Department asks that anyone who saw or has any tips on what led to the incident to get in touch with them. CrimeStoppers in Lawrence are available at (785) 843-8477.
FULL STORY: Woman arrested, facing murder charge after divers recover 5-year-old's body from Kansas River - WDAF
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