Lawsuit Filed in Drowning Case

A mother is claiming a Longview motel pool was unsafe and contributed to the drowning deaths of her three children, but the same mother was, herself, charged with child endangerment.

41 year old Blaza Garcia has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the Palace Inn Motel charging them with negligence, claiming the pool was unsafe.

Garcia was released from jail in December after serving time on those child endangerment charges related to the drowning, then deported.

It was August of last year when 3 of her children, unsupervised, drowned in the motel pool.