Mother charged with murder in toddler’s death in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, Calif – Authorities have arrested the mother of the 22 month old toddler who was found dead Wednesday night in Oceanside.

The death of the toddler is now being considered a murder.

The mother of the child, Veronica Rivas confessed to drowning her son.

She was taken into custody at Tri-City Medical Center and transported to the Oceanside Police Department.

She will be booked on murder.

The investigation is continuing and other charges may be pending.

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