Police and state child welfare authorities are investigating the Monday death of an 8-month-old baby boy who was found unresponsive at his home in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood on the South Side.
Police were called to home in the 6300 block of South King Drive about 3:30
p.m. Monday to assist paramedics with an unresponsive infant.
The baby, identified as 8-month-old Jayshaun Stronge, was found in a bathtub
at his home and was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
where he was pronounced dead at 3:44 p.m..
The baby’s death has prompted fresh abuse allegations against his father, who
was investigated for allegedly abusing the same child in June.
DCFS has had prior contact with the family based on an indicated allegation
of abuse against the father in June of 2012.
Support services were provided to the family in late June.
Another child who was in the home has been moved to the care of other
Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation no arrests have been made.