Mother charged with drowning death of 18-day-old daughter 08/30/2019 6:35 am PDT Comments WXYZ Facebook via WGHP DETROIT (WGHP) -- Less than three weeks after the birth of her daughter, a 22-year-old woman is charged in the girl's death, WXYZ reports. At 5 a.m. Monday, Jaila Thomas, 22, found her 18-day-old daughter, Lauren Williams, floating face down in the bathtub in her Detroit apartment. The girl had drowned to death. Thomas had allegedly been drinking alone. The woman was charged with involuntary manslaughter and second degree child abuse. MORE: Mother charged with drowning death of 18-day-old daughter - WGHP #Detroit #Michigan #WGHP Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.