LANSING (CBS) — A two-year old died of blunt force trauma and child abuse, the Cook County Medical Examiner ruled on Wednesday.
Lansing EMS and police were called to a home in the 179th block of Wildwood Avenue for a medical emergency and found 2-year-old Jahariah Patterson unresponsive in the home.READ MORE: Chicago Police Union President Estimates More Than 3,000 Officers Defying City's Vaccine Reporting Mandate
Jahariah suffered multiple blunt force injuries due to child abuse, an autopsy confirmed.
Lansing Police are currently conducting a death investigation.READ MORE: Chicago Firefighter Fired Over Racist Social Media Posts; City Worker Reprimanded For Bringing Gun To O'Hare
Neighbor Dora Jablonski says police cordoned off her home and much of her block without revealing much about why.
“I saw police cars and yellow tape and had no idea what was going on,” said Jablonski.MORE NEWS: Group Robs Three 7-Eleven Stores Within 30 Minutes Downtown
Others in the neighborhood said the boyfriend and girlfriend living in the rented home kept to themselves.