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Father: Ex-Wife Drowned 3-Year-Old Son to Hurt Him

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Christine Allen Christine Allen

LAS VEGAS -- A father is preparing to bury his 3-year-old son, while the child's mother is accused of murder in connection with the boy's drowning death.

A Metro Police report outlines her claims of possible mental illness, but the father says he disagrees. Bry Allen says he was in California when he got the call that his ex-wife was in jail accused of murder. The victim: his 3-year-old son, Noah.

"I could remember vividly. He kept saying, 'I don't want to go to mommy. I don't want to go with mommy," Allen said.

Allen says he had joint custody of Noah, and he dropped him off to his ex-wife, Christine Allen, last Tuesday.

"That is the last time I saw my son. That is the last thing he told me," Allen remembered.

Now, Christine Allen is accused of murder. Police say the 30-year-old mother held the toddler under water in the bathtub and drowned him Saturday night at their home.

"That is my only baby. That is my only baby. That is all I had, all I had, and he's gone of a selfish, evil person that only cared about herself, " Allen said.

Metro detectives say Allen told them she heard voices telling her to drown her son. She asked Noah if he wanted to go swimming while he took a bath, and she held him under water.

Now, Bry Allen is making plans to bury his son.

"He is in a better place, you know and, God just take care of my baby, take care of him," Allen said.

According to the police report, Allen also told detectives she was depressed, she blacked out, and it was like a demon inside her took over.

However, Bry Allen believes she is a manipulator and killed their son to hurt him.

"Evil person, evil person, you want to meet the devil, go down to the Clark County Detention Center, she in there," Allen said.

Allen says he only communicated through email with his ex-wife. In February, she was charged with making a false report and calling 911 to say he threatened her with a gun. After investigating, police say it appeared she was lying.

Christine Allen's next court date is Wednesday.

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