Mother charged with murder in death of her 2-year-old identified


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police and booking logs have identified the mother arrested in connection to murdering her 2-year-old daughter as 44-year-old Linette Fay Boedicker.

Boedicker is currently in police custody and has her first court appearance scheduled for May 13 at 1:30 p.m.

ORIGNAL STORY: A mother is arrested for murder in the drowning death of her 2-year-old daughter. This happened around 3 p.m. this afternoon at a home near Walnut and Cheyenne.

Metro police say the woman called 911 claiming her child had drowned in the bathtub, they say she ignored operators commands to pull the child out of the water and perform CPR.

Responding officers found the child unresponsive in the bathtub and tried to perform CPR. The child was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The mother was booked at CCDC for open murder. 

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