Mother of drowned baby suspected of murder

The mother of a one-month old baby who drowned in a jacuzzi earlier this month is suspected of murder.

The revelation comes after the Ashkelon Magistrate’s Court lifts a gag order on publishing details of the case.

Last week, a psychiatrist determined the mother of the baby is mentally unfit to stand trial.

The baby drowned while the ultra-Orthodox family, from the city of Beit Shemesh near Jerusalem, was vacationing in a hotel in the coastal city of Ashdod during the Passover holiday.

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