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Prosecutor says mother, sibling of Damari Perry ‘punished’ child in cold shower, leading to his death

Prosecutors say the mother charged with killing her 6-year-old Damari Perry “punished” the boy with the help of a sibling and kept him in a cold shower for an extended period before he died at their North Chicago home. Damari Perry, 6, of North Chicago, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday. His body was […]

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Mother charged with murdering 6-year-old North Chicago boy; siblings charged with hiding body

Prosecutors have charged a mother with killing her 6-year-old boy in North Chicago and falsely reporting him missing. The boy’s two siblings have been charged with helping conceal the body. Damari Perry, 6, of North Chicago, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Perry’s body was found late Friday night. North Chicago Police Chief Lazaro […]

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3 family members in custody after missing 6-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in Indiana, police say

Police say three family members are in custody after 6-year-old Damari Perry, who went missing from North Chicago several days ago, was found dead in Indiana. Damari L. Perry, 6, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the North Chicago Police Department. Multiple sources reported Friday evening that Perry had been found dead […]

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Missing 6-year-old North Chicago boy found dead; death believed to be homicide

A 6-year-old North Chicago boy who went missing several days ago has been found dead, according to a report. His death is believed to be a homicide. Damari L. Perry, 6, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the North Chicago Police Department. WGN News, citing police sources, reported Friday evening that Perry […]

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Woman charged with mailing white powder substance to Woodstock Police Department, prompting hazmat response

A homeless woman was charged with mailing a letter containing a white powdery substance to the Woodstock Police Department, prompting a hazardous materials response earlier this month. Terri A. Reed, 34, who is listed as a transient from Woodstock, was charged with one count of disorderly conduct, a Class 3 felony. Woodstock Police Department Detective […]