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Northern Mich. girl with autism recovering after alleged murder attempt
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Newschannel 3 has an update on the condition of a northern Michigan girl with autism, whose mother is charged with trying to kill her.
Issy Stapleton's father posted on Facebook Monday that Issy is now breathing on her own, walking, talking, and out of the critical care unit.
This comes after she spent 3 days in the ICU unresponsive.
Police say her mother, Kelli Stapleton tried to take both of their lives by lighting two charcoal grills inside their family van last week.
The Stapletons live in Elberta, west of Traverse City.
Kelli Stapleton has written about Issy's severe autism on a blog called The Status Woe.