Victoria Moreno | Chicago police CHICAGO - Bail was denied for the woman who was charged with attempted murder after allegedly pushing her 3-year-old nephew into Lake Michigan off Navy Pier, leaving him in "very critical" condition.Victoria Moreno, 34, is accused of pushing the boy into the water and not attempting to rescue him around 1 p.m.
Monday near the 700 block of East Grand Avenue, police said.Moreno was taken into custody roughly an hour after the incident.
She appeared in bond court Wednesday where she was given a public defender. The child vomited twice and sank before witnesses could throw in a floatation device.
The defendant did nothing to help, according to surveillance video and witnesses. The boy had to be retrieved from the bottom of the lake by CFD after the 6.5 foot fall.