A mother plead guilty Thursday morning to drowning her 4-year-old son in a bathtub in September.
Investigators said Patricia Corby, 36, told them about drowning her son Daniel in a bathtub, then drove him to the police station, flagging down an officer and telling him she'd just killed her son. The officer then saw the body in a blanket in the backseat of Corby's car.
The child was not breathing and medics were unable to save him. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Corby, of Tijuana, was later arrested and charged with murder and assault on a child.
Corby was a stay-at-home mom, who was learning new ways to teach her son, who had some form of autism, one neighbor told NBC 7 San Diego in September.
The neighbor added that the mother was attentive, and the boy was very quiet but loved to chase her dog.
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