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UPDATE: Woman facing negligent homicide charge after young daughter drowns in Pima County

Sarah Coleman, 29, is facing a charge of negligent homicide after her daughter drowned in Pima...
Sarah Coleman, 29, is facing a charge of negligent homicide after her daughter drowned in Pima County Saturday, Nov. 20. Coleman told investigators she had been drinking before the girl died.(Pima County Sheriff's Department)
Published: Nov. 21, 2021 at 12:38 PM MST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2021 at 11:01 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A Pima County woman is facing a negligent homicide charge after her 2-year-old daughter drowned at a home on East Collie Drive on Saturday, Nov. 20.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said Sarah Coleman, 29, was arrested and booked into jail.

According to the interim complaint, Coleman told investigations she was drinking beer and vodka most of the day and that it was her fault her daughter died. Investigators said Coleman appeared intoxicated during the interview.

The PCSD said deputies and the Rincon Valley Fire Department were called to the home around 4:30 p.m.

Coleman told first responders she fell asleep and when she woke up, she found her daughter in the pool.

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