Mother Allegedly Purposely Drove Into Lake With Two Young Children Killing All Of Them


Lakeland, Florida officials has been lead to believe that a mother purposely drive her car into a lake with her two kids, killing all of them last week, according to FOX.

By the time officials reacted to the scene, the car was immersed 15 feet from the coast. The dive and fire department team were in the process of removing the car from the water when they discovered Ortilla Zamora, 35. Once the vehicle was fully removed from the water, officials then discovered the woman’s two sons, who were 4 and 9. 

Information revealed that the incident wasn’t caused by a crash, and there wasn’t any indication of trauma on anyone inside of the car.  

Robin Tillett, Lakeland spokeswoman said,

“At this point in the investigation, all evidence suggests that the adult female, 35-year-old Ortilla Zamora, intentionally drove her vehicle into Lake Wire on the morning of December 30, 2022.” 

She continued,

“During the investigation, detectives learned from family members that she had possibly been experiencing mental health issues days prior to the event. The mother and two boys are from the Wauchula area, and it is unknown why they were in Lakeland that morning.” 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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