California mother arrested after calling police, admitting she drowned 2-year-old daughter.

8 days ago

Gilroy news, California news.

California mother arrested after police call to confess she drowned her 2-year-old daughter

When the police arrived at the scene, they found the lifeless toddler in a bathtub filled with water. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Marcie Montelongo, 35, of Gilroy, Calif., Called the Gilroy Police Department Sunday around 11:30 am to announce that she had drowned her young child in a bathtub at home.

The neighbors of the Montelongo apartment complex said the family moved two months ago.

The coroner's office has not yet revealed the identity of the toddler. Montelongo is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.