Bond granted for sisters in toddler’s deadly beating

Glenndria Morris (left), Lashirley Morris

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Glenndria Morris (left), Lashirley Morris

Two sisters facing murder charges in a toddler’s beating death were granted bond after the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office failed to indict them within 90 days, according to a bond order.

Lashirley and Glenndria Morris remained in the Fulton jail Monday on $200,000 surety bonds each, according to jail records. They were granted bond at a hearing Friday.

By law, Georgia courts must grant bond if the suspect hasn’t been indicted within 90 days of an arrest.

It is believed Lashirley Morris took a bat and beat 3-year-old Kejuan Mason in his head, stomach, arms and legs for eating a cupcake, according to a Division of Family and Children Services report. The toddler died from blunt force trauma to the head and torso, a Fulton County Medical Examiner’s report revealed.

During the investigations, authorities alleged Glenndria Morris told two different stories about what happened leading up to Kejuan’s death.

As part of their bond, the sisters are not allowed any contact with children under 15 years old — including their own — and no contact with each other.

The case will go before a grand jury Tuesday.

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