Mom, caregiver charged with murder of autistic teen in court
A mother and caregiver charged with murdering an autistic boy faced a judge Wednesday.
Dorothy Spourdalakis and Jolanta Skrodzka are accused of slipping 14 year-old Alex Spourdalakis sleeping pills, then stabbing him.
Prosecutors say the women confessed to the murder.
The two believed he was suffering from deteriorating health.
The women reportedly also attempted suicide by taking pills.
They were found semi-conscious with the boy’s body in their apartment in River Grove.
They will return to court on July 3rd.
WGN News Writer C. Hayes published this report.