Infant Tub Deaths
EAST TROY, Wis. (AP) - The mother of twin babies who drowned in a bathtub at an East Troy apartment has been charged with felony child neglect.
A criminal complaint filed in Walworth County says 26-year-old Melody Butt ran a bath for the 11-month-old twins then fell asleep in her bedroom on Sept. 22. The complaint says she woke up when a roommate came home and found the twins in an overflowing bath.
Autopsies confirmed the babies drowned. The Janesville Gazette (http://bit.ly/nJ29Pg ) says court records show living conditions in the two-bedroom apartment where seven people lived were
Butt is charged with two counts of child neglect resulting in death and other misdemeanor charges.