A Staten Island mother has been arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child after her four-month-old baby drowned in the bath tub. The infant, Kelis Gilmore, was discovered in the tub of their home with the water running late last night by her 7-year-old brother. Their 4-year-old sister was also home and reported to have possibly been in the bathroom as well during the drowning. When police arrived, the mother, Cheyenne Holmes, was hysterical as two neighbors unsuccessfully attempted to perform CPR on the baby. The girl was pronounced dead upon arrival to Staten Island University Hospital.
Mother Charged After Infant Drowns in Tub
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