The bail for Michael Ninomiya, 42, was set at $1 million. He is facing first-degree attempted murder charges after he and his son were out of the water on Cherry Creek Trail last week.
The Denver Police Department issued a crime-stopping bulletin two days after rescuers sought information about the incident or any witnesses, as they were investigating whether their 5-year-old son how he suffered a life-threatening injury.
According to an affidavit, Ninomiya admitted to trying to kill her son. In interviews, he describes dragging his son into the water and attacking him to the point that he wasn’t sure if the boy was breathing. He then began injuring himself “to make it look like an accident” before calling for help.
The affidavit also states that Ninomiya had a history of mental health treatment including a diagnosis of schizophrenia in her 20s.
The DPD reported that the child was in critical condition on Wednesday.
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