1-year-old drowns in bathtub, Clearwater father charged with Aggravated Manslaughter

Posted at 11:59 AM, Oct 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-12 18:32:49-04

A Clearwater father was arrested on Thursday and charged with Aggravated Manslaughter in the death of his 1-year-old son.

According to Pinellas County deputies, on September 28, 34-year-old Alan Morris left his 1-year-old son Liam Morris, unattended in a bathtub with the water running and the child later died.

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Morris was arrested in 2016 for Aggravated Domestic Battery on a pregnant female, Burglary, Grand Theft and Tampering with Evidence.

Sheriff Bob Gualtieri will be holding a press conference at 3:00 p.m. on Friday to discuss the investigation that led to Morris' arrest.