Missouri father charged after allegedly trying to drown 6-month-old daughter

GREENWOOD, Mo. - Police say an infant is recovering after a man walked into a northwest Missouri police station and said he had drowned his 6-month-old child. WDAF-TV reports the man made the report at the Greenwood police station Monday morning.

Greenwood police Cpl. Thomas Calhoun was able to determine where the child was and he and Police Chief Greg Hallgrimson rushed to the pond.

They found the child floating in the pond. Calhoun performed CPR and was able to revive the child.

Police say the child is reported to be in good health Monday afternoon.

The father has been booked into jail.

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