Coles County mother charged with murder appears in court
COLES CO, Ill. (WCCU) —
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.