KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The woman accused of intentionally driving her car into the Kansas River with her two children inside pleaded guilty Monday.
Scharron Dingledine, 26, of Columbia, Missouri, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in Douglas County District Court.
Prosecutors alleged that on Aug. 3, Dingledine drove her car into the Kansas River in an attempted murder-suicide.
Officers rescued Dingledine and pulled her infant son from the water. Dingledine’s 5-year-old daughter, Amiyah Bradley, was found dead the next day near downtown Lawrence.
Dingledine will be sentenced on Jan. 22, 2019.