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DCFS releases details of 8-year-old’s death as hearing on 30-year-old consent decree looms DCFS releases details of 8-year-old’s death as hearing on 30-year-old consent decree looms

DCFS releases details of 8-year-old’s death as hearing on 30-year-old consent decree looms

In the weeks before 8-year-old Navin Jones died, the Department of Children and Family Services had investigated his parents for nabbing him from his legal guardian and had received a hotline call reporting that the child didn’t go to school and was berated, bruised and starved.

Two children die after families contacted by DCFS Two children die after families contacted by DCFS

Two children die after families contacted by DCFS

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood admits he has seen a lot of horrible things in his 20 years as an emergency room nurse in Chicago trauma centers and five years he has served as county coroner. But he said he has never seen a worse case of child abuse and neglect than he saw Tuesday.

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