Prosecutors want higher bond for Berwyn neglect suspect

September 14, 2011 (BERWYN, Ill.)

After her appearance before a judge Wednesday, Lydia Price left the Maywood Courthouse without speaking to reporters. She was released from custody Tuesday.

Price's son, 14-year-old Matthew Degner, was found dead last week at their Berwyn home. He died of pneumonia. Their home was overrun with about 200 animals.

Prosecutors are also asking a judge for a grand jury indictment.

A judge could decide on the requests at a hearing next month.

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