Mother charged in drowning death of 3-year-old in Indiana
VALPARAISO, Ind. — Authorities in Indiana have charged a woman in connection with the drowning death of her 3-year-old daughter.
Tasia Perkins is charged with felony neglect of a dependent.
Police say she gave inconsistent statements about the amount of time her daughter was missing, before she actually reported it.
She was rushed to the hospital, where she later died.
An autopsy showed she died from asphyxiation due to drowning.