Name: Alejandro Ripley.
Died: May 22, 2020.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Drowning.
Location: Miami, Florida, USA.
Alejandro’s mother allegedly tried to kill him by pushing him into a canal; but some passers-by saw the boy fall in and rescued him. Later that day, she pushed him into a different canal; this time, no one saw, and Alejandro drowned. Police say she tried to pass it off as a kidnapping, but when witnesses reported the earlier murder attempt, she confessed to the lie.
Patricia Ripley (Mother), charged with first-degree murder and other felonies.
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