A Klamath Falls woman was arrested Tuesday morning for suspicion of attempting to drown her 9-month-old daughter, according to a news release from the Klamath Falls Police Department.
Davie Ann Lamburth, 27, was arrested following a police investigation in which she told detectives she intended to harm her daughter. She also admitted to using methamphetamine and heroin prior to the incident.
Shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday, a Klamath Falls Police officer was requested to responded to Sky Lakes Medical Center when the infant was brought to the hospital. The infant had been transported by family members to ensure she was medically stable.
A Klamath Falls Police detective assumed the investigation and interviewed witnesses and the suspect. Detectives learned Lamburth attempted to drown her 9-month-old daughter in the bathtub of the residence she shared with her boyfriend and his grandmother. Detectives also learned Lamburth was unsuccessful only due to the fact her boyfriend’s grandmother intervened.
Following the visit to Sky Lakes Medical Center, the infant was removed from the home and placed with a family member. This investigation is continuing.