Grand jury indicts mother on reckless murder charge

Shelby County Jail
Shelby County Jail

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Shelby County woman accused of killing her young son will stand trial for murder.

CBS42 has learned a grand jury has indicted Sommer Wilford.

The 22-year-old is charged with reckless murder for the death of her son, Jayden Allen.

Firefighters discovered the 20-month-old boy’s body in the burned out shell of his mother’s car.

Wilford crashed it into an Alabaster bank in February.

Her attorney has requested that she undergo a mental evaluation.

2014 WIAT-TV CBS42

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