Woman accused of throwing baby off a bridge in Houma arrested, police say

Louisiana police say a mother is accused of throwing her baby off a bridge. (Source: WVUE)
Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 7:56 PM CDT
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HOUMA, La. (WVUE) - A woman accused of throwing her baby off a bridge in Houma Friday evening has been arrested.

According to the Houma Police Department, they received a call around 5 p.m. of a mother throwing her 18-month-old baby off the Liberty Street Bridge; then going into the water after her baby.

The child was taken to a local hospital for treatment where he is expected to recover. The suspect was identified as Asha Randolph.

Randolph was arrested shortly after and charged with attempted first-degree murder.

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