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Mother Charged in Bathtub Drowning

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Heike Reese, Victim's Mother
FAYETTEVILLE — A mother now faces charges in connection with the death of her 7-year-oldson. Police in Fayetteville charged Heike Reese with involuntarymanslaughter Friday night.

Her son, Michael, drowned in the bathtub in their home Monday night. Theyoung boy suffered from a seizure disorder. Police say his mother fellasleep in another room. She later woke up and found her son face down inthe bathtub.

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