NYC mother arraigned in Coney Island drowning deaths
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A New York City mother went on trial Friday on murder charges after being charged. Drowning his three children On the shores of Coney Island.
Erin Merdy, 30, was flown from the hospital where she was referred for a psychiatric evaluation.
His attorney at Brooklyn Defender Services told The Associated Press he had no comment.
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office said Murdy was charged with first- and second-degree murder in the deaths of her children: 7-year-old Zachary Murdy, 4-year-old Lilianna Stephens-Murdy and 3-month-old Oliver Bondario.
New York City mother accused of drowning her three children at Coney Island
Police searched the beach at Coney Island A relative called 911 later Monday.
In a criminal complaint, Mirdy allegedly told the relative that “she hurt her kids and they’re gone.”
Authorities found Mirdy on the Coney Island boardwalk. She was wet and barefoot about two miles from where the children were.
The three children were found unresponsive on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean and later pronounced dead at the hospital.
The city medical examiner’s office made the decision. They die by drowning..
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The video shows Murdy walking toward the ocean with the children shortly before 1 a.m. Monday, the complaint said.
In interviews, relatives said Meredy looked sick Struggles with children.
Her ex-husband, Derrick Murdy, told The New York Times that her son, Zachary, would come in on a promiscuous visit and complain that he couldn’t get enough to eat.
Others told various publications She loved children.
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Murdy had previously been threatened with eviction for being thousands of dollars behind in rent, court records show.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.