• This July 2016 photo provided by the Horry County Sheriff's Office, S.C., shows Jameisha Alexander, who was charged with murder in the death of her 6-week-old baby. Authorities said she drowned her baby in a pond at an outlet mall in Myrtle Beach. (Horry County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Mom charged with drowning infant; family says she loved boy

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a woman charged with murder after her 6-week-old son drowned in a pond at a Myrtle Beach outlet mall said she was overwhelmed by the challenges of returning to work as a first-time mom and dealing with an abusive boyfriend.