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Shana Marie Witt (left), sitting next to her attorney Linda Willis, listens as Commonwealth’s Attorney Randy Krantz gives details of the case in court Friday.
Shana Witt enters no contest plea to 1st degree murder charge

    When Commonwealth’s Attorney Randy Krantz initially described the details of the death of Jordan Smith—the child smothered by his own mother in February 2014—he said such a crime, “rips your heart out.”

    For Jordan Smith’s paternal grandmother that was apparent Friday, as she clutched a picture of her grandson as she left court.
    Now, that the woman who committed the crime has been found guilty, Krantz hopes maybe some healing might begin.