Misfortune was averted Sunday night in Palmyra. The Wayne County Sheriff’s office reports an 8 month old baby was left unattended in a bathtub and had stopped breathing. A neighbor was frantically performing CPR when deputies and paramedics arrived. The child would come around and then be taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation.
Following an investigation the child’s mother 24 year old Samantha Thomas was arrested and booked Monday night on charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Reckless Endangerment. Thomas was arraigned and then released on her own recognizance, She has to go to back in court at a later date to answer the charges.