BEULAH, Mich. (AP) — The father of a 14-year-old northern Michigan autistic girl whose mother is charged with trying to kill her says his daughter's condition has improved in recent days.
A posting on Matt Stapleton's Facebook page says Isabelle is breathing on her own, walking, talking, and out of the critical care unit at a Grand Rapids hospital after doctors decided Friday to remove her from a ventilator.
Kelli Stapleton is jailed without bail in the murder-suicide attempt after being released from a hospital last week. She's charged with attempted murder. State police say Stapleton and her daughter were found unconscious from carbon monoxide poisoning in a van Tuesday.
The Stapletons live in Elberta, west of Traverse City. Kelli Stapleton has written about Isabelle's severe autism on a blog called The Status Woe.
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