Mother accused of drowning son in Tulare County pleads not guilty

February 07 2021 03:30 pm

TULARE COUNTY, California – The mother who’s accused of drowning her 12-year-old son in Tulare County over the weekend pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday.

Sherri Telnas, 45, is charged with murder, attempted murder, one count of gassing and one count of battery on a peace officer.

Authorities say she also tried to drown her 7-year-old son, but he was hospitalized and was in critical condition.

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