Father kills his 3-year-old daughter by tossing her into hotel pool multiple timesBy Mason White 2:11 PM August 28, 2015
|Father throwing his daughter into pool|
By: Mahesh Sarin
A father was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly throwing his young daughter into a pool multiple times until she drowned, police in Mexico said.
Morelia police said that surveillance cameras of hotel recorded the father throwing his 3-year-old daughter into the pool several times until she drowned.
The man, who was not identified, remained calm as his daughter was struggling to stay afloat. The girl, who had her clothes on, was thrown into the hotel pool as other guests were watching nearby.
According to the police investigation, the man, his partner, daughter and wife, were staying at the hotel together. The mother was asleep in her room when the 3-year-old was thrown into the pool.
The mother took the child to a hospital after she realized that she was not breathing. The girl was pronounced dead upon arrival.
An autopsy revealed the cause of death was mechanical asphyxia by drowning. The man was arrested and charged with murder.