ME: Body of child found in Riverdale is missing Chicago toddler

The body of a child found in Riverdale is that of a toddler reported missing Sunday in Chicago, the Cook County Medical Examiner confirms.

19-month-old Ameriah Roberson was reported missing from the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue.

The infant’s remains were discovered Sunday afternoon in an abandoned building near 140th and South Normal in Riverdale.



The Cook County Medical Examiner said the toddler died of subdural hematoma and closed head injuries due to an assault.

The child’s death was ruled a homicide.

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