Judge Clayton Crane told Alfreda Giedrojc that she must return to court Aug. 28, at which time her treatment schedule will be unveiled. The judge also said Giedrojc, 62, must be re-evaluated after one year to determine whether she is fit to stand trial after treatment.
Authorities say Alfreda Giedrojc used a sledgehammer and carving knife to kill her granddaughter, whom she was watching while the baby’s father and Giedrojc’s husband were across the street helping Giedrojc’s son with a home improvement project.
Alfreda Giedroj 62, is charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 6 slaying of her granddaughter, 6-month-old Vivian Summers.
Alfreda Giedrojc, 62, appeared Wednesday in Cook County Court, where assistant public defender Michael Wilson asked Judge Colleen Hyland to allow the evaluation, saying he had some doubt whether Giedrojc was fit to stand trial.
Alfreda Giedrojc is charged with four counts of murder for allegedly hitting Vivian Summers with a sledgehammer, then slashing the baby’s throat with a carving knife when the girl was left in her care
No family members were in attendance Monday when Alfreda Giedrojc, the 62-year-old Oak Lawn woman charged with the murder of her granddaughter, made a brief appearance at the Bridgeview courthouse to be officially indicted for the crime.
Sources tell CBS 2 the grandmother, who immigrated from Poland decades ago, has mental health problems.