Suffocation

Demetries Thorpe. (Credit: Zion Police)

Prosecutors Agree To Plea Deal In Zion Baby’s Death

A 26-year-old man has agreed to plead guilty to killing his ex-girlfriend’s infant son last summer and tossing the body in a Dumpster.

07/08/2014

Mary Ryan (Credit: Chicago Police)

Mother Charged With Trying To Suffocate Daughter

A woman drove her daughter to Rosehill Cemetery, tried to suffocate the 4-year-old with a plastic bag, then trieed to kill herself before changing her mind, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Rigoberto Rodriguez and Angela Petrov are charged with murder in the suffocation death of their 5-month-old daughter, Angelina Rodriguez. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Parents Charged With Murder In Death Of Rogers Park Baby

Prosecutors originally charged her parents — Rigoberto Rodriguez, 29, and Angela Petrov, 21 — with aggravated battery after the baby was found injured on Thursday, April 11, in her Rogers Park home.

04/19/2013

Grandparents Charged In Baby’s Suffocation

Cook County prosecutors have filed felony charges against the grandparents of 5-month- old Rolling Meadows boy found dead Tuesday, apparently of suffocation.

01/07/2011