Officials have confirmed the death of three-year-old Josiah Brown after his aunt pushed him into Lake Michigan in Chicago. NBS News.
Josiah was with his aunt on Monday, September 19, when she pushed him into the water at a tourist attraction in Navy Pier.
She then allegedly did nothing, but remained at the scene, according to Cook County prosecutors.
– The accused did not try to save the victim, according to the report Police press release.
About 30 minutes later, divers recovered the boy, and he was sent to Lowry Children’s Hospital in a very critical condition, he writes. NBCC Chicago.
Then an appeal to the boy was created on the Gofundme website.
– If you have seen the news, he is in a very critical condition and any kind of help would be greatly appreciated, It’s called here.
But the boy’s life could not be saved. Josiah Brown was announced dead in hospital on Sunday.
His aunt, who was arrested at the scene, is accused of murder and serious violence against children. She is said to have initially said that she was just a witness to the accident.
During a court hearing on Wednesday last week, her advocates said she had mental problems. He writes that she was denied bail NBCC Chicago.
According to the prosecution, she must have taken the boy out of his home without anyone knowing.