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Shannon Johnson (credit: Weld County Jail)

Mother Says She Was Playing On Internet When Baby Drowned

A plea deal is in the works for a mother charged in connection with the drowning of her young son.
Shannon Johnson is accused of playing a game on the Internet and leaving her 13-month-old unattended.


Shannon Johnson (credit: Weld Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Mother Who Admits To Being On Facebook When Toddler Died Considers Plea Deal

A woman who admitted to police she was on Facebook when her toddler drowned in the bathtub, is considering an offer from prosecutors to avoid a trial.


Shannon Johnson's home in Fort Lupton where her son died in Sept. 2010. (credit: CBS)

Mother Told Police She Was On Facebook When Baby Drowned

A mother told police that she was on Facebook when her baby drowned. Shannon Johnson is charged with child abuse resulting in death.