3-year-old drowns as babysitter checks Facebook

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DALLAS, TX – There’s no denying that social media can be a distraction. In Dallas police say they think Facebook may have been the reason 37-year-old Kariasa Thomas wasn’t paying attention to the four kids she was babysitting on June 22nd.

3-year-old Kanyce drowned in her apartment complex pool and Thomas admitted to police she was checking her Facebook at the time of the accident.

Thomas has been arrested and charged with reckless injury to a child.