Woman found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in playground swing

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LA PLATA, Maryland – Police came upon a 24-year-old woman pushing her dead 3-year-old son on Friday morning in a playground swing.

Police got a call after 7 a.m. saying the woman had been pushing the child for an ‘unusually long period of time,’ according to WJLA.

There appeared to be no trauma to the child, but he was taken in for an autopsy to determine a cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing and the mother was taken in for a medical evaluation.

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