Thursday, 27 April 2017

Missing 16 months old girl found dead in an Illinois home


Sixteen month's Semaj Crosby's  mother, Sheri Gordon, reported her daughter missing Tuesday evening, according to a press release by the Will County Sherrif's Office, Gordon said that her daughter was playing in the yard with her cousins and wandered away.

After a 30 hours search by the Authorities and more than hundred volunteers who combed nearby woods and ponds the search, gained consent from a family attorney and entered the child's home   where she was found dead around midnight. 

According to NBC Chicago,  the family has been placed under investigation by the Department of Child and family Services for neglect.

Veronica Resa, deputy director of communications for DCFS, said to NBC;

"We have had prior contact with this family including four unfounded investigations for neglect and two prior pending investigations for neglect opened in March 2017." 

According to NBC Chicago, The Authorities have said that an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death

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