Police in upstate New York say that Lashonda Armstrong had all four of her children in the minivan when she intentionally drove it into the Hudson River.
Armstrong’s 10-year-old son Lashaun managed to get himself out of the van by rolling down the power window, which was still working.
After he made it out the car, the little boy swam back to shore. A woman found him soaking wet and took him to fire station to get help.
Lashaun told the people at the station, that his mother had just driven into the river with his brothers and sister inside. Drowned along with their mother were: Landon Pierre (5), Lance Pierre (2) and Lainaina Pierre 11 months).
Earlier, the police had been responding to a domestic dispute call at the home about six blocks away from the river when they heard what happened, CBS reported.
source: CBS News