5-year-old girl fatally stabbed in Chicago park


CHICAGO, I.L. (WGN/ WFLA) — A 5-year-old Illinois girl was fatally stabbed in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

Police said they responded to reports of a person stabbed on West Fulton Boulevard at around 9 a.m. Saturday.

When they arrived, officers saw the child with stab wounds on her body. She was being treated by fire department officials.

Police said officers were then approached by a woman who was taken into custody.

The child was taken to Stroger Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

No further information was provided.

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