Brother On Life Support In Bathtub Drowning - ABC FOX MONTANA NEWS, WEATHER, SPORTS - KTMF/KWYB

Brother On Life Support In Bathtub Drowning

Posted: Updated:
The district attorney's office says the 6-year-old brother of a boy who drowned in a bathtub has no brain activity and is on life support. The district attorney's office says the 6-year-old brother of a boy who drowned in a bathtub has no brain activity and is on life support.
MCCANDLESS, Pa. -

The district attorney's office says the 6-year-old brother of a boy who drowned in a bathtub has no brain activity and is on life support.

The boys' mother, 40-year-old Laurel Michelle Schlemmer, is jailed on criminal homicide and other charges in the death of her 3-year-old son, Luke, and for injuries suffered by his brother Daniel on Tuesday.

Allegheny County district attorney's spokesman Mike Manko confirmed the injured boy's status. It first emerged during a bond hearing Thursday for Schlemmer, of McCandless.

Schlemmer didn't speak during the short video conference. Her attorney, Michael Machen, declined to comment after the hearing.

Schlemmer is in jail and on suicide watch. Her attorney got permission to have her evaluated by a psychiatrist.

Authorities say she sat on the boys in the tub after she heard "crazy voices."

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • Boat explodes in Bayview, Idaho when owner tries to start it

    Boat explodes in Bayview, Idaho when owner tries to start it

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:48:25 GMT
    BAYVIEW, Idaho- On Tuesday just before 2pm, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office was called to MacDonald’s Hudson Bay Resort in Bayview for a boat exploded.
    BAYVIEW, Idaho- On Tuesday just before 2pm, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office was called to MacDonald’s Hudson Bay Resort in Bayview for a boat exploded.
  • WILDFIRE WATCH 2014: DNR crews tackling new wildfire near Tonasket

    WILDFIRE WATCH 2014: DNR crews tackling new wildfire near Tonasket

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:11 GMT
    TONASKET, Wash.- The Department of Natural Resources says they are battling a new wildfire northeast of Tonasket. The fire is called the "Torado Mountain" wildfire. DNR crews say there are a lot of air resources on this 150-acre fire.
    TONASKET, Wash.- The Department of Natural Resources says they are battling a new wildfire northeast of Tonasket. The fire is called the "Torado Mountain" wildfire. DNR crews say there are a lot of air resources on this 150-acre fire.
  • Just when you think you've heard everything: Man rescued from flagpole

    Just when you think you've heard everything: Man rescued from flagpole

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:33:53 GMT
    Courtesy NBC Right NowCourtesy NBC Right Now
    YAKIMA, Wash.- A man in Yakima is doing okay now after firefighters rescued him from a 30 foot flag pole Monday afternoon. Firefighters said the man was working on the flag pole which is on the roof of the William O Douglas building. The building is three stories tall.
    YAKIMA, Wash.- A man in Yakima is doing okay now after firefighters rescued him from a 30 foot flag pole Monday afternoon. Firefighters said the man was working on the flag pole which is on the roof of the William O Douglas building. The building is three stories tall.
Powered by WorldNow

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.