Natalia Suero, 29, is accused of murdering her 2-year-old son Jonathan Suero at a pond on Park Road Charlotte, NC. The baby was killed on March 12, 2022, but Natalia was not arrested until May 28, 2022 in New York.
On March 12, 2022 around 9 a.m., an off duty officer was approached by Natalia at Park Road Park who stated that her child was unresponsive in the pond. The officer located baby Jonathan and performed CPR until medics arrived.
Jonathan was pronounced deceased at Atrium Main Hospital.
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Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation.
After a thorough investigation, homicide detectives obtained a murder warrant on May 26, 2022 for Natalia, charging her with the drowning death of her son.
On May 28, 2022 Natalia was arrested in Westchester County, New York during a traffic stop. The New York officer says Natalia ran a red light, and then was pulled over. The officer ran her information and saw that the suspect had a murder warrant.
Police are working with the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office and officials in New York on the extradition of Natalia back to Charlotte.