Arrested Mother Allowed to View Son at Funeral Home
A Brownsville mother, accused of manslaughter after her son was found dead in a hot van, will get the chance to say goodbye to her son.
The sheriff's department reported that 3 year-old Francisco Avila was in his home watching TV with his family when he went outside and managed to get into the family mini van. Two hours later Francisco was found dead inside the van by his sister. Elena Rodriguez was charged with manslaughter and will be escorted by deputies to say goodbye to her son for a few minutes.