After son drowns, Butler County mom is charged with manslaughter

MORGANTOWN, Ky.- A mother from Butler County has been indicted on a manslaughter charge in the death of her own 4-year-old son.

Leanna Cantrell, 41, of Morgantown, is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the drowning death of her son on May 1, after allegedly leaving the youngster unsupervised.

Cantrell was indicted on December 26.

She is currently lodged in the Butler County Jail and is scheduled to be arraigned in Butler Circuit Court next week.