Mom, 24, accused in attempted murder of daughter, 4

April 29, 2014 4:06:59 AM PDT
A North Side woman is facing attempted first-degree murder charges after allegedly trying to suffocate her 4-year-old daughter Monday.

Chicago police say Mary Ryan, of the 6100 block of N. Hoyne, attempted to suffocate her daughter with a plastic bag around 11:10 a.m. in the 5800 block of N. Western. Police say the mother turned herself in to authorities and that her daughter was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital in good condition.