Wednesday, charges may be filed against the Brooklyn lady accused of drowning her three children.
After concluding that the three youngsters had died of drowning, a medical examiner on Tuesday ruled that their deaths should be investigated as homicides.
Erin Merdy, who is 30 years old and now resides in Brooklyn, remained a patient at the NYU Langone Hospital on Tuesday.
If the defendant is unable to be brought to court, there is the possibility that the arraignment might take place at her place of residence.
Authorities are doing research to determine whether or not there is a connection between postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis.
She is said to have confessed to her family that she had killed her children by drowning them, but she would not discuss the tragedy with the authorities.
After a lengthy search, the remains of her three children, Zachary Merdy, 7, Lilana Merdy, 4, and Oliver Bondarev, 3 months, were discovered on a beach at Coney Island.
Concerned about the children’s wellbeing, a relative phoned police Monday morning to report their missing and fear they may be hurt.
When police arrived at the Neptune Avenue residence, the father informed them the mother and children were on the boardwalk.