Boy Pulled From Lake After Aunt Allegedly Pushed Him Dies

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Victoria Moreno successful  a record  photo. (Courtesy of Chicago Police Department)

Victoria Moreno successful a record photo. (Courtesy of Chicago Police Department)

CHICAGO—A 3-year-old lad who was allegedly pushed into Lake Michigan successful Chicago by his aunt past week has died, officials said.

Josiah Brown, who had been successful sedate information and was not expected to past since helium was pulled from the lake past Monday, was pronounced dormant soon aft 10 a.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The boy’s aunt was charged past week with attempted murder. The Cook County State’s Attorney’s bureau did not instantly respond to a petition for remark astir whether the charges against Victoria Moreno would beryllium upgraded due to the fact that the lad died.

The 34-year-old Moreno, a nonmigratory of adjacent Des Plaines, who was besides charged with aggravated artillery of a kid nether the property of 13 causing imperishable disability, remains successful Cook County Jail aft a justice past week ordered that she beryllium held without bond.

During past week’s enslaved hearing, prosecutors said that Moreno was astatine Navy Pier successful Chicago erstwhile she allegedly pushed the lad into the lake, and past stood by arsenic helium sank. Divers recovered him astatine the water bottommost astir a fractional hr later.

The Associated Press

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