Updated:CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. —
A Catawba County woman is charged with involuntary manslaughter after her 5-year-old son drowned in Lake Hickory last week.
Investigators think Christie Johnson Hudgins was intoxicated at the time.
They said her son wandered away from a family cookout near the Dixie Boat Club.
His body was found in a few feet of water. Two people tried to revive the boy by doing CPR, but were unsuccessful.
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