Rockford mother charged with killing 8-year-old son

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A mother is charged with killing her 8-year-old son at their home in Rockford.

Police found 31-year-old Jody Kossow standing over the child’s body in the driveway early Tuesday morning.

Thomas had been stabbed several times in the chest.

His sister was asleep in the house.

Neighbors say the parents had been going through a divorce.

The mom is in custody at the Winnebago County jail.

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