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Alfreda Giedrojc (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Judge: Woman Accused Of Killing Granddaughter Unfit For Trial

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.

07/15/2014

Alfreda Giedrojc (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Doctor Finds Woman Who Brutally Killed Granddaughter Unfit For Trial

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.

05/29/2014

Alfreda Giedrojc (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Judge: More Time Needed For Accused Killer’s Psych Exam

Alfreda Giedroj 62, is charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 6 slaying of her granddaughter, 6-month-old Vivian Summers.

03/07/2014

Alfreda Giedrojc (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Granddaughter With Sledgehammer

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

11/14/2013

Alfreda Giedrojc (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Oak Lawn Woman Indicted For Brutal Murder Of Granddaughter

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.

10/29/2013

Alfreda Giedrojc (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Prosecutors: Woman Killed Baby Granddaughter With Sledgehammer, Knife

Sources tell CBS 2 the grandmother, who immigrated from Poland decades ago, has mental health problems.

10/06/2013

Police tape outside a store at Oakbrook Center. (Credit: Jim Williams)

Cops Recover Getaway Vehicle From Oak Brook Jewelry Store Robbery

Oak Brook police are still trying to catch two of the three men who tried to rob a jewelry store at the Oakbrook Center mall yesterday.

06/23/2013

Sandra Rogers. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Daughter Says Mom ‘Wanted Him Dead’

Sandra Rogers said she wished her ex-husband dead weeks before he was brutally attacked with a sledgehammer, the couple’s daughter testified Friday.

02/02/2013

Sandra Rogers. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Judge Allows Woman To Withdraw Guilty Plea In Sledgehammer Attack

After seven years in prison, a former Mundelein woman is being allowed to withdraw her guilty plea and go to trial in a sledgehammer attack on her ex-husband and his new wife.

WBBM Newsradio–05/01/2012