DCFS investigating mother after death of Markham boy - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

DCFS investigating mother after death of Markham boy

Posted: Updated:
MARKHAM, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Child welfare officials are investigating the Monday morning death of a 3-year-old boy from south suburban Markham.

Josiah Arrington of the 16100 block of Kedzie Avenue died at 12:15 a.m. at Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

The state Dept. of Children and Family Services is investigating Josiah's mother for allegations of neglect, DCFS spokeswoman Veronica Resa said.

The agency has one previous unfounded neglect allegation regarding Josiah from July 2013, Resa said. There are no other children in the home.

Police couldn't immediately provide details on the circumstances surrounding Josiah's death.

An autopsy performed Monday returned inconclusive, pending further investigation, according to the medical examiner's office.

Follow Us!

Share Your Photos & Video

Powered by WorldNow

511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices