Patricia Ripley, Mother Accused Of Drowning Autistic Son In Canal, Faces Death PenaltyA grand jury has indicted Miami mother, Patricia Ripley, for first-degree murder in the drowning death of 9-year-old son with autism and prosecutors say they'll pursue the death penalty.
Alejandro Ripley's Mother Pleads Not Guilty To Drowning Autistic Son In CanalLawyers for Miami mother, Patricia Ripley, pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges she pushed her 9-year-old son with autism into a canal to drown.
Friendship Circle Director Starts 'Lifeline Project' To Help Families Following Alejandro Ripley’s MurderThe murder of 9-year-old Alejandro Ripley sent shock waves through South Florida.
‘Overheard Some Screaming’: Witness Recalls Seeing Struggling Alejandro Ripley In CanalPolice said Patricia Ripley first tried to kill her autistic son at a canal in Kendall. One witness heard the panic and saw Alejandro Ripley struggling in the water.