Jun 212022

EL MIRAGE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — Police say a 1-year-old boy nearly drowned in El Mirage Thursday night after a babysitter left two children alone in the bathtub with the water running. The babysitter, 49-year-old Cynthia Gaddy, is accused of child neglect. It happened at a home near 127th Avenue and Thunderbird Road after 8:30 p.m.

Police say Gaddy was bathing a 1-year-old boy and 3-year-old and left the bathroom to “attend to a smelly diaper nearby.” While she was away, Gaddy told police she heard a timer go off in the kitchen for some baked goods she was making. Police confirmed late Thursday night that Gaddy is in custody for child neglect.

Source: Babysitter arrested after 1-year-old nearly drowns in bathtub in El Mirage

Jun 212022

EL MIRAGE, Ariz. — A one-year-old boy is still in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in a bathtub at his babysitter’s house on Friday.

Isaiah Beam tells 12 News his little boy, Lorenzo, hasn’t had any brain activity for two days and remains in the hospital

Source: Boy remains in critical condition after found unresponsive in babysitter’s tub. New details released about her criminal past

Jun 212022

Chandler police say that a child has been rushed to the hospital after a near-drowning in a Chandler neighborhood.

Police say it happened at a home near Frye and Alma School roads around 11 a.m. It’s not clear if the near-drowning happened inside or outside of the house however officers say the boy is three-years-old and was taken in critical condition. There is no further information about what led up to the incident.

Source: 3-year-old in critical condition after near-drowning in Chandler neighborhood