Coles County mother charged with murder appears in court

Weiss is accused of leaving her 2-year-old son alone in a playpen for almost three days, where he died from dehydration and malnourishment. (WICS)

The Coles County mother charged with first-degree murder in the death of her toddler was in court Monday.

A public defender was appointed to represent 22-year-old Savannah Weiss.

Weiss is accused of leaving her 2-year-old son alone in a playpen for almost three days, where he died from dehydration and malnourishment.

She's due back in court next week.



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