New Judge Assigned for Naperville Mom Accused of Stabbing Kids to Death

40-year-old Naperville woman Elzbieta Plackowska has been assigned a new judge at the request of her attorney, Chicago Tribune reports.

Naperville baby sitter Elzbieta Plackowska, who is accused of stabbing to death her 7-year-old son and a 5-year-old girl, has been assigned a new judge to hear her case, according to the Chicago Tribune

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Plackowska's attorney requested for a substitution of judges Friday and her case has now been reassigned to Judge Robert Kleeman, according to the Daily Herald

Her attorney also requested and was granted an interpreter for Plackowska's case, according to the Chicago Tribune. Plackowska moved to Naperville from Poland 12 years ago, but is not a U.S. citizen and had been living in the city on a vacation visa, authorities said. 

Authorities said Plackowska’s SUV will be released to her husband at the request of her attorney once investigators have finished processing it for evidence, the Daily Herald reports.

Prosecutors said 40-year-old Elzbieta Plackowska told her 7-year-old son Justin and 5-year-old Olivia Dworakowski to get on their knees and pray before fatally stabbing both children nearly 100 times Tuesday.

Plackowska was charged Wednesday night with two counts of first-degree murder. She appeared in DuPage County Court on Thursday morning, where Judge John Kinsella ordered that she be held without bond.

Her next court hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 21. 

Naperville Patch Full Coverage: 

Court Denies Bond for Naperville Mom Accused of Stabbing Children to Death

Police Charge Naperville Mom With Murder in Stabbing Deaths of Children

Community Reacts After Children Stabbed to Death in Naperville Home

Police Find 2 Children Stabbed to Death in Naperville Home

TMarshall November 03, 2012 at 02:32 AM
How can you live here for 12 years on a vacation visa?
The Sentinel November 03, 2012 at 12:54 PM
I was wondering that myself. But millions do, I bet. I also wonder why the new judge already. Is a change of venue request next?


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