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White Plains mom sentenced to 7 years for attempting to drown her 2-year-old son

La'Quanaya Ward, 30, pleaded guilty to attempted murder.

News 12 Staff

Jan 25, 2022, 11:00 PM

Updated 878 days ago

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A White Plains mother was sentenced Tuesday to 7 1/2 years in prison for trying to drown her 2-year-old son in 2019.
La'Quanaya Ward, 30, pleaded guilty to attempted murder. 
Prosecutors says she attempted to drown her child in a bathtub at the Coachman Family Center in White Plains, where she was a resident.
Ward was caught in the act and stopped by another resident. Her children were placed in foster care.


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