Latest on the death of London McCabe, 6 year old boy thrown from the Yaquina Bay Bridge.
From Newport Police:
At about 6:25pm Monday evening a female called the 9-1-1 dispatch center to report that she had thrown her six year old son, London McCabe, off the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Members of the Newport Police Department, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the Newport Fire Department responded to the scene. The Yaquina Bay Bridge was closed to all traffic for about an hour. The US Coast Guard rescue helicopter also immediately responded to the area, arriving in minutes.
At 10:23pm a call was received of a body spotted in the water at the Embarcadero Resort, 1000 SE Bay Blvd. Officers responded and determined that the body was that of the victim.
McCabe had been located at the Yaquina Bay Bridge earlier and was being interviewed by detectives. She was subsequently arrested by detectives for Aggravated Murder, Murder, and 1st Degree Manslaughter. She was booked into the Lincoln County jail without incident and is under a no bail hold.
Newport Police officers were assisted by the Lincoln County Major Crime Team which is made up of members from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln City Police, Toledo Police, Oregon State Police and the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office.
This investigation is continuing. Anybody who may have seen something while crossing the Yaquina Bay Bridge is asked to call Detective Mitch France at 541-574-3348.