Mother Charged With Murdering Toddler

Jon Small

Updated 1 year ago

A woman has been charged with murder in connection with the death of her daughter, whose body was found in a car in Stetson last month.Police say 24-year-old Leanna Norris was taken into custody this morning at a medical facility in Rockport where she had been receiving treatment.The medical examiner ruled the death of two-year-old Loh Grenda a homicide, although they have not released the cause of death. State Police believe Grenda was killed in Newport on the night of June 23rd. They say her body was found in her mother’s car in Stetson the next day. Norris has been taken to the Penobscot County Jail and is expected to be arraigned on the murder charge Friday morning.


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