2-year-old found safe after mom found dead on South Side: police

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CHICAGO — A 2-year-old who was believed to be missing has been found safe, police said Thursday afternoon.

The toddler’s mother was found dead inside an apartment in the 1400 block of East 70th Street about 11 a.m. Thursday, according to the Chicago Police Department. The toddler was reported missing, but police later said the child was safe.

A person has been taken into custody, police said. Charges are pending.

No additional information was available.

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