GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- A Goodyear woman was in custody accused of trying to drown her baby daughter.
Goodyear police said 28-year-old Phoeteama Janiece Neal is being held on a $1 million bond on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder.
Officers say a possible drowning at a home was reported about 1:35 p.m. Monday.
The 20-month-old girl was taken to a Phoenix hospital, where she remains in critical condition.
Detectives said Neal learned earlier Monday that her daughter was to be relinquished to the baby's father at the end of this month.
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