A 2-year-old girl died after she was attacked by a dog Saturday afternoon at her grandfather's home in the South Chicago neighborhood and her death was ruled a homicide.
Jah'niyah White was pronounced dead at 3:40 p.m. at Jackson Park Hospital
after becoming ill in the 3300 block of East 91st Street.
An autopsy today determined that she died from multiple injuries she
sustained in a dog attack and said a contributing factor was neglect and her
death was ruled a homicide.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the
grandfather for allegations of abuse pertaining to the child's death family.
Chicago Police detectives were conducting a death investigation after they
were called to the 91st Street address about 2:45 p.m. Saturday to assist Fire
Department personnel there.