Murder case against Richardson to be heard by a grand jury

BROWNSVILLE, Ky. – Alexandra Richardson was escorted into Edmonson District Court Thursday and joined by her attorney.

Richardson is accused of driving around a barrier and into high water with her two sons in the car Dec. 3. Her youngest son, a toddler, died.

Edmonson District Court Judge Joseph Hines found probable cause to send the case against Richardson to a grand jury.

Richardson is charged with murder and first-degree wanton endangerment in the events leading up to her son’s death.