DCFS Investigates Death Of Chicago Heights Infant

CHICAGO (CBS) — The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the Sunday death of a two-month-old girl in south suburban Chicago Heights.

Danae Billups was found unresponsive at her home in the 600 block of Union Avenue in Chicago Heights, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Danae was pronounced dead at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights at 12:08 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

DCFS is investigating allegations of neglect against the mother, spokesman Jimmie Whitelow said.

DCFS has had no prior contact with the family, said Whitelow, who could not say if there were any other children in the home.

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