Woman charged for trying to suffocate daughter, 4 - FOX 32 News Chicago

Woman charged for trying to suffocate daughter, 4

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CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A woman was charged with attempted murder after she tried to suffocate her 4-year-old daughter with a plastic bag on the North Side Monday morning, police said.

Mary Ryan, 25, faces one count of first-degree attempted murder after she tried to suffocate her daughter with a plastic bag in the 5800 block of North Western Avenue about 11:10 a.m., according to a statement from Chicago Police.

She turned herself in to police soon after the attempt, police said.

The girl was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital, where she was listed in good condition, according to police.

Ryan, of the 6100 block of North Hoyne Avenue, is scheduled to appear in bond court Tuesday, police said.

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