March 4, 1996 in Nation/World

Mother Allegedly Tossed Son Into Bay

Compiled From Wire Services

A mother accused of tossing her 3-year-old son into San Francisco Bay, killing the child, told police she was provoked by voices inside her head.

Lakesha Edwards, 20, was arrested Saturday for investigation of murder in the death of Oshay Love.

Police said Edwards took her son to a sea wall in Vallejo along the bay Friday afternoon. She strolled along the walkway about 300 feet, then stopped and tossed him over the rail, Lt. Al Lehman said.

Police have no witnesses and no body has been found, but Edwards allegedly told her parents what she had done.

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