Danbury woman who drowned baby in toilet set to be released from prison early

The state parole board said Wednesday a Danbury woman who drowned her baby in a toilet will be released early. Panna Krom was sentenced to

Panna Krom was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Panna Krom was sentenced to 18 years in prison. (9/7/16)

DANBURY - The state parole board said today a Danbury woman who drowned her baby in a toilet will be released early.

Panna Krom was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Prosecutors say Krom was 17 years old when she delivered the baby in a bathroom in 2006.

Krom is now 26 and says her sentence is excessive. 

Officials say she will be released on Sept. 30.

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