Child Death

Christopher Shaffer

Grieving Mom Wants ‘The Chair’ For Man Accused Of Killing Son

Christopher Shaffer, 19, of the of the 4300 block of West 23rd Court, was charged Thursday with felony counts of neglect of a dependent and battery in the Saturday death of Juanzo Vargas Jr., 21 months.

10/10/2014

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Family Of Girl Who Died Under Suspicious Circumstances Demand Arrest

Jah’Niya White’s mother and father say the child’s maternal grandfather has told them at least half a dozen different stories about how the girl sustained her fatal injuries.

12/11/2013

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DCFS Investigating Death Of 5-Month-Old Boy

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating Monday’s death of a five-month-old boy on the Near South Side.

01/22/2013

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Police Investigate Death Of North Chicago Toddler

For a second time this month, the Lake County Coroner’s Office is conducting a death investigation of a small child.

05/26/2012