Mount Prospect police are investigating the dying of a 6-month-old boy as a murder, authorities mentioned Sunday.
Zayden Chavez was pronounced useless at 10:59 p.m. Thursday at Lurie Kids’s Hospital in Chicago.
An post-mortem carried out by the Cook dinner County medical expert’s workplace on Saturday revealed the child died of problems from a number of accidents from little one abuse.
The medical expert additionally categorised his dying as a murder.
Mount Prospect Police Officer Greg Sill mentioned the division is investigating a case involving a child that occurred Oct. 28 at a Dempster Road dwelling. The police didn’t elaborate.
“Our investigators are actually actively investigating this incident as a murder at the moment,” Sill mentioned.
The Illinois Division of Kids and Household Providers can also be investigating the child’s dying, spokesman William McCaffrey mentioned. DCFS had earlier contact with the household, McCaffrey mentioned through e-mail, however he declined to offer further info, citing the continued investigation.