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Deputies: 8-month-old on life support after nearly drowning in tub

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - An eight-month old baby is fighting for her life after deputies say she nearly drowned while a man was distracted watching Youtube videos. 

Deputies say Mark Ramirez was watching the baby at a home near Isleta and Arenal on Friday night.

They say he put the baby in the tub, then went to another room and got distracted watching Youtube. 

Deputies say the baby was found floating in the tub and was rushed to the hospital where she is currently on life support.

Ramirez was arrested and charged with abandonment of a child. 

The relationship between the two is unknown.


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