BANGOR — The attorney for the Auburn woman accused of killing her 2½-year-old daughter has asked that all search warrant affidavits connected to the case be sealed until she has a chance to review them.

Superior Court justice Ann Murray is expected to make a decision on the motion to keep the documents secret sometime this week, a Penobscot Judicial Center clerk said early Wednesday.

Leanna Norris, 24, who police say is formerly from Stetson, was arrested July 3 for the murder of her daughter, Loh Melody Grenda, who police say died on the evening of June 23 in Newport. The toddler’s body was discovered early the next morning inside a car in Stetson.

Martha J. Harris of Bangor, Norris’ court-appointed attorney, filed the motion late Tuesday.

Norris entered a not guilty plea during her Friday morning arraignment. She is being held without bail at the Penobscot County Jail. Her bail hearing has not been scheduled.

After the body was discovered, Norris was taken to a medical facility in Rockport where she received treatment until her arrest, according to Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

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