Michigan Mum is Charged with Attempted Murder of Autistic Daughter

kelli stapletonBeulah, Michigan — A summer trial has been set for a Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic daughter with carbon monoxide. Autism Daily Newscast covered the story last October and it can be read here.

Judge James Batzer set the trial for July 16.

Kelli Stapleton is charged with attempted murder. She is accused of trying to kill both herself and her daughter Isabelle aged 14.

Kelli Stapleton is mentally fit to stand trial and it is reported in the Huffington Post that she regularly wrote about her difficulties in raising an autistic daughter via her blog called ‘The Status Woe’.

The original article posted on the Huffington Post website can be read here