According to the press secretary of the Investigative Committee of the Sverdlovsk region, Alexander Shulga, this happened when the baby was bathing in the bathtub.
A criminal case has been initiated under part 1 of Art. 109 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (causing death by negligence).
According to police, the girl was raised solely by her mother; The family did not maintain any relationship with her father.
“The woman said she let her daughter play in the bathtub with the drain open. But the baby apparently managed to cover it and the bathtub filled up, leading to the tragedy,” the city’s media relations department said. . department of the Ministry of the Interior.