Woman pleads not guilty in infant son’s October death

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Kristina Kerlus (Photo credit: LVMPD)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A woman charged in the death of her infant son has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Kristina Kerlus, 29, was arrested Friday. The Clark County Coroner’s Office ruled her 2-month-old’s death in October 2018 a homicide.

The boy died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck.

Kerlus’ attorney told a judge in court today that she made her $100,000 bail and is now at home under electronic monitoring.

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