Mother allegedly tried to drown son in Lake Ontario
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.