Oro Valley man faces charges in drowning case - Tucson News Now

Oro Valley man faces charges in drowning case

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

An Oro Valley man faces criminal charges for his son's drowning.

Oro Valley Police say Jesse Martinez has been indicted on charges of negligent homicide and child abuse.

Officers say Martinez called 911 last November after finding his 1-year-old son unresponsive in a bathtub at the family's home on North Oracle.

Investigators say Martinez allegedly put the boy in the tub with a 4-year-old sibling and left the children alone for 45 minutes.

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