3-year-old boy killed in South Side fire ID’d
CHICAGO — A 3-year-old boy that was killed in a fire in the Lithuanian Plaza neighborhood on Saturday has been identified.
The boy was identified as 3-year-old Christopher Cherry by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Officer on Sunday.
The blaze broke out in a basement in the 6900 block of South Artesian Avenue about 3 p.m. Saturday, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The boy was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he later died.
Fire officials are investigating.
No further information was provided.