Naperville woman accused of killing children indicted - FOX 32 News Chicago

Naperville woman accused of killing children indicted

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WHEATON, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced Thursday a grand jury has returned a 12-count indictment against a woman accused of murdering her son and young girl she was babysitting.

SEE: 2 children stabbed to death in Naperville home, babysitter charged

Elzbieta Plackowska, 40, of the 200 block of East Bailey Road in Naperville, is accused of fatally stabbing her son, 7-year-old Justin Plackowska, and a 5-year-old girl she was babysitting, Olivia Dworakowski, both of Naperville.

The indictment alleges five counts of first-degree murder against Plackowska for the death of Olivia Dworakowski and five counts of first-degree murder for the death of Justin Plackowski.

In addition, the indictment alleges two counts of aggravated cruelty for the stabbing death of two family dogs, a mixed-breed dog named Niki and a dachshund named Tootsie.

Plackowska's is scheduled to be arraigned on the charges at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 21 in front of DuPage County Judge Robert Kleeman.

If Plackowska is convicted, she faces a mandatory sentence of natural life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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