Toddler Was Beaten to Death, Autopsy Shows

Medical examiner says blunt force trauma killed the girl

By Adriana Correa
|  Monday, Aug 2, 2010  |  Updated 10:00 AM CDT
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A 2-year-old girl was beaten to death on the South Side Saturday, the Cook County Medical Examiner determined after performing an autopsy.  

Aniya Crockett, was found unresponsive at her home in the 6800 hundred block of South Wood Street this weekend, was  was a victim of child abuse and died of multiple forced trauma, according to the Chicago Tribune. She was pronounced dead at Holy Cross Hospital.

The department of Children and Family Services is conducting a thorough investigation into the death of the child who at the time was in the care of a relative.
 

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