Jose Reyes, 28, is charged with multiple counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated kidnapping and production of child pornography. If convicted, he faces 24 years to life in prison.
The girl was found around 8:30 p.m. Sunday in her home in the 3300 block of North Natchez Avenue. Investigators have not said how she died, or shy police were called to the home, but she suffered apparent trauma to her body.
Ameriah Roberson was assaulted and died from trauma to her head, authorities said.
The state Department of Children and Family Services has launched a probe into the death of a 3-year-old girl from west suburban Aurora.
Two toddlers were killed early Tuesday in a townhouse fire on the city’s Far South Side, and an accident involving a 6-year-old boy cooking on the stove may be to blame.
A toddler from Aurora is dead, after her mother was in a car accident while driving the little girl to the hospital for an asthma attack.
A 3-year-old boy was stabbed to death, and his mother was injured, in a domestic dispute Friday in the North Austin neighborhood.
A teenager from Aurora was sentenced to 17 years in prison last week, for setting his 3-year-old niece on fire and leaving her with third-degree burns.
Authorities say a 3-year-old girl was seriously injured by drinking liquid from a suspected methamphetamine cooking operation at a northern Indiana home.