Ohio mom, stepdad charged in drowning death of 7-year-old
Columbus Police
Oneida Maldonado-Cortez is charged with murder. Jose Santos is charged with endangering children.

via WJW:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) -- An Ohio mother has been charged in the drowning death of her 7-year-old son.

Columbus police said they responded to the 2400 block of Azelda Street around 8:20 p.m. Saturday for reports that a child had drowned.

When officers arrived on scene they found Fabian Maldonado-Cortez, 7, unresponsive. Police administered CPR to the boy until medics arrived. He was pronounced dead at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The boy’s mother, Oneida Maldonado-Cortez, 24, is charged with murder. His stepfather, Jose Santos, 37, is charged with endangering children.

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