Milwaukee mother accused of killing toddler to enter plea

CREATED Jun 2, 2014

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MILWAUKEE --  A Milwaukee mother accused of killing her young son is expected to be in court Monday at the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

Nora Zylstra is expected to enter a plea and then be sentenced.

Zylstra is accused of suffocating her 14-month old son with a pillow, then trying to kill herself.
 
Leo Fisher was found dead inside a home near 76th Street and Morgan Avenue in March. Police found Zylstra inside her home lying on the floor. She had taken an overdose of prescription meds.  
 
According to the criminal complaint, Zylstra admits she was upset that Leo's father did not want to get back together and didn't want their child to come from a broken home.
 
Zylstra has pleaded not guilty in the past.