3-year-old girl found dead inside Northwest Side home

A person of interest is being questioned involving the death of a 3-year old girl.

Police question person in death of 3-year-old on Northwest SideChicago Police responded to a home in the 3300 block of N. Natchez Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Sunday night and discovered the girl dead inside police said.

Police are releasing few details but are investigating the death as a homicide. Area North Chicago Police detectives are investigating.

They did say it appears the girl died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Ashley Padilla, a neighbor who lives about the girl’s apartment, says police officers told her the mother woke up and found her daughter covered in blood.  She says someone broke into the home.

Padilla says she never heard a sound from the apartment below hers.   She did see the mother taken away from the scene by officers last night.

This is a developing story – check back for details.

4 comments

  • When will it end

    Another sad day in Chicago. All time high crime, unemployment, utility & food costs. High rental or housing costs. No jobs & ridiculous salaries for the working class. Reduced mental & social services availability for the working poor.
    Everybody suffers, children and adults needlessly die. More and more people homeless and poverty at a all time high. We as a group need to elect new & responsible representatives who will pass tough legislation to help the ever growing poor and crackdown on crime. Please stand up and protect your families.

    • Ashley

      So you’re saying poverty leads to this type of thing??? Sure, just give everyone jobs and money I’m sure the world would be crime free, that’s a really ignorant way of thinking.

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