Sheriff’s Office: 19-year-old mother drowns baby at Warner Robins safe house


WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A teenage mother is charged with murder after she drowned her baby in a bathtub at a safe house in Warner Robins early Friday morning.

19-year-old Madison Lee Stewart told police she drowned the 14-month-old baby because she was stressed, according to Sgt. Heath Collins at the Houston County Sheriff’s Office.

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The baby boy, named Hunter, was Stewart’s son. Collins said Stewart killed the baby while she was staying at a safe house at an undisclosed location in Warner Robins.

Stewart is being charged with malice murder and is currently at the Houston County Jail.

More charges could follow.