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Autistic teen released from hospital after CO poisoning
BENZIE COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) Family members say that Issy Stapleton has been released from the hospital.
The young teen was hospitalized after police say her mother failed in a murder-suicide attempt.
Issys mother is Kelli Stapleton, a Battle Creek native, and has been charged with attempted murder after investigators say she lit two charcoal grills inside the family van with her and the teen inside.
Both were discovered unconscious from carbon monoxide poisoning and were rushed to the hospital.
Issy has a rare form of autism and suffers from violent outbursts. Stapleton told Newschannel 3 she was afraid her daughter would kill her.
Kelli Stapleton is being held in the Benzie County Jail without bond.