• Catawba Co. woman charged after son drowns


    CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. - A Catawba County mother was charged with involuntary manslaughter after her son drowned.
    Kelli Ledford is also facing child abuse charges.
    Deputies said her 4-year-old was under water for 10 minutes at Lookout Shoals Lake.
    Officials said someone on scene tried to perform CPR, but the child later died at the hospital.

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