Baby found dead in bathtub in NYC

September 15, 2008 1:48:09 PM PDT
New York City police say a woman has been arrested after her 9-month-old baby was found dead in the family's bathtub.Cheyenne Holmes of Staten Island was charged Monday with endangering the welfare of a child. The infant, Kelis Gilmore, was discovered in the bathtub Sunday night, and pronounced dead at a hospital.

Authorities say Holmes' two other children, a 7-year-old boy and 4-year-old daughter, were home at the time.

A spokesman for the district attorney's office says that formal charges against Holmes are awaiting autopsy results. He says Holmes will likely be arraigned on Tuesday and assigned an attorney then.

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