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Mother accused of suffocating son says she heard voices

Katlyn Kinateder, 27, is charged with homicide
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Posted at 11:39 AM, Aug 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 13:44:01-04
SHEBOYGAN -- The Sheboygan County woman accused of killing her 2-year-old son says voices told her to take her child's life.
 
Twenty-seven-year-old Katlyn Kinateder is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse in the Aug. 4 death of her son Dexter.
 
The lead investigator in the case, Sheboygan Falls Officer Douglas Hall, testified Wednesday in Sheboygan County Circuit Court that Kinateder told him she had "lost her mind" and that "voices told her (Dexter) couldn't live anymore."
 
Kinateder is accused of suffocating her child with a plastic bag and hiding his body in a cardboard box.
 
Sheboygan County District Attorney Joe DeCecco says he expects Kinateder will enter a not guilty plea by reason of mental disease or defect. Arraignment is scheduled for Aug. 29.