Minivan mom charged

Daytona Beach, FL (NBC News) – A mother who drove her minivan into the ocean surf off of
Daytona Beach Florida with her three children inside has been charged
with three counts of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated child
abuse.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says they determined Ebony Wilkerson intentionally tried to kill the children.

Authorities
said Wilkerson locked the doors and rolled up the windows of her
minivan as she drove into the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday.

Wilkerson, who is almost 28 weeks pregnant, is being held without a bond.