MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A Panama City man is facing manslaughter charges after authorities say a child he was watching drowned in a backyard pool while he smoked marijuana with a teenager in the front yard.READ MORE: Attorney For Key Ally Of Venezuela Leader's Nicolas Maduro Called His Extradition To The US Illegal
Bay County Sheriff’s Officials say 45-year-old Charles Lee was arrested Wednesday.
The News Herald reports the 1-year-old drowned May 31 at a Panama City Beach home. Deputies gave the boy CPR after a family member found him unresponsive in the pool. The baby died several days later.READ MORE: Haiti Gang With Past Abductions Blamed For Kidnapping Missionaries
Investigators said the boy was left in Lee’s care. He initially told investigators he was in the home when the boy drowned, but later admitted to smoking with a 15-year-old in the front yard. Authorities say Lee fled while the boy was hospitalized.
An attorney for Lee wasn’t listed on jail records.MORE NEWS: Miami Police Investigate Bomb Threat
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