DCFS investigating death of Hazel Crest infant - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

DCFS investigating death of Hazel Crest infant

Posted: Updated:
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs http://www.state.il.us/dcfs
HAZEL CREST, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

The Illinois Department of Children and Family services is investigating the death of an infant Saturday in south suburban Hazel Crest.

Six-week-old Uzziyah Griffin, of the 17000 block of Head Avenue in Hazel Crest, died at 8:58 p.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

DCFS is investigating nine allegations of neglect against the infant's parents, spokesman Dave Clarkin said.

Eight other children of the parents are now in the care of another relative, Clarkin said.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Oak Lawn police are investigating.

Follow Us!

Share Your Photos & Video

Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices