Wisconsin parents surrender after being charged with neglect in daughter's drowning

The Wisconsin parents charged Friday with neglect after their 3-year-old daughter last month wandered into a canal near their northwestern Wisconsin home and drowned have surrendered to police.

The Wisconsin couple that was charged with neglect last week in the drowning death of their 3-year old daughter, Thomas J. Williams, 42, and Jenna Danish, 32, of Danbury, turned themselves in Sunday. They were in the Burnett County jail Monday morning, the Star Tribune reports, and they have a scheduled court hearing Oct. 10.

Burnett County Sheriff deputies arrived at their home to arrest them Friday night, but no one answered the door, KARE 11 reported.

Neighbors in the area told police Reena had been known to go into the water, and neighbors said they had noticed that the couple did not always keep a close eye on her, according to charges filed in the case, WCCO reports.

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