A woman claimed her 9-year-old son was abducted. Now shes charged with his murder
Patricia Ripley, 45, had claimed she was driving with her son Alejandro around 9 p.m. Ripley told police that one of the men got out and demanded drugs, according to officials. ET, Rundle told reporters. But just an hour later, Ripley allegedly brought Alejandro to a different canal. She faces charges of first degree murder, attempted first degree murder and premeditated murder, Rundle said.