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Published October 03, 2012, 05:10 PM

Mother charged with murder released on bail

Fort Ransom, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fort Ransom mother accused of murdering her 22-month-old son has bailed out of jail.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fort Ransom, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fort Ransom mother accused of murdering her 22-month-old son has bailed out of jail.

Jodi Lindvall is facing one count of murder and two counts of child abuse or neglect.

The 28-year-old told authorities that her son Bentley hit his head while she was struggling to change his diaper.

An investigation by the North Dakota BCI says the boy had numerous suspicious bruises and healing fractures on his body.

Medical staff say the boy died of head trauma to the left side of his head.

Lindvall's next court appearance is October 17th.

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