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Mom Allegedly Threw Toddler Off Bridge Into Water Below, But Police Still Don't Know Why

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Source: Houma police; MEGA

Sep. 27 2022, Published 10:05 a.m. ET

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A mom threw her toddler child off a bridge and into the water below, but police said they don’t know why.

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Around 4:50 p.m. on Sept. 23, police in Houma, Louisiana, responded to the Liberty Street Bridge after a child was thrown into the Bayou Terrebonne.

The 18-month-old child was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover, police said.

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Investigators said the child’s mom threw the victim from the bridge for unknown reasons. There is no known motive in the case, police said.

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The mom was identified as Asha Randolph, 30, went into the water and pulled out the child after tossing them, according to police.

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Two other children, aged 8 and 6 years old, were also left at home unsupervised, police said.

Randolph was charged with attempted first-degree murder, child desertion and obstruction of justice.


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