It is alleged that the mother 26 –year-old Denson stole a Nissan Altima from an Auto Repair Shop and drove to the Hillsborough River and got out of the car with her 4-year-old daughter.
She took the child into the water and waded out from into the deeper area before she tossed the child away and left.
A report was made at about 4 pm on Thursday, and the police searched for the child and found her, they rushed her to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Shakayla Denson is now in police custody, as the police does further investigations. She will be charged for stealing the car and other charges might be added that would be pertaining to her daughter.