Mother al­legedly tried to drown son in Lake On­tario

The Hamilton Spectator - - CANADA & WORLD -

A mother is fac­ing mul­ti­ple charges, in­clud­ing at­tempted mur­der, af­ter po­lice say she al­legedly tried to drown her three-year-old son near a beach east of Toronto. Durham Re­gional Po­lice say a per­son no­ticed a wo­man act­ing strangely with a young child around 4 p.m. last Thurs­day in Ajax, Ont. They say the wo­man al­legedly held a boy un­der wa­ter in Lake On­tario. Po­lice say two peo­ple then helped bring the boy to shore and wrapped him in warm cloth­ing. A 29-year-old wo­man from Ajax was ar­rested un­der the Men­tal Health Act.

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