Mother's charges upgraded to murder in son's drowning death

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Lisa Stocker

Lisa Stocker is accused of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 2-year-old son. (WRDW-TV / March 21, 2012)

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Murder charges have been handed down for the woman whose 2-year-old drowned in March.

Lisa Stocker's son, Daniel, was found dead in a swimming pool on the 3000 block of Creighton Place.

Stocker was originally charged with involuntary manslaughter and deprivation of a child. She admitted to investigators that she was asleep when Daniel drowned.

Investigators say the 2-year-old was missing for almost two hours before Stocker called 911.

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