Mother charged with drowning children makes court appearance

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A Henderson justice acceptable a preliminary proceeding for a pistillate charged with drowning her 2 young children.

Jovan Trevino, 33, told constabulary that she drowned her children successful abstracted bathtubs of their Henderson home, according to her apprehension warrant.

At a little proceeding Wednesday, Henderson Justice of the Peace Sam Bateman scheduled Trevino’s preliminary proceeding for Sept. 13, erstwhile the justice volition determine whether prosecutors person capable grounds to contiguous the lawsuit to a jury.

Trevino voluntarily checked herself into Western Arizona Regional Medical Center successful Bullhead City, Arizona, earlier her arrest.

The children’s father, Christopher Fox, called Henderson constabulary past period to analyse a aesculapian emergency.

Police past recovered the bodies of 1-year-old Gihanna Fox and her 4-year-old brother, Christopher Fox III, on with a termination enactment written by Trevino, according to the apprehension warrant.

Trevino took over-the-counter drugs and drank intoxicant earlier going to her older child’s room, wherever she told the kid to get successful the water-filled bathtub facedown, constabulary said successful the warrant.

The parent past utilized 1 of her legs to pin the lad nether h2o portion holding his caput down arsenic the lad struggled for his life, according to the document.

Gihanna was killed adjacent successful a bathtub successful the maestro bedroom, constabulary said.

Trevino has been employed by Clark County since 2019, successful a occupation aimed astatine helping children and families.

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