DCFS investigating death of 4-month-old girl

June 6, 2012 3:50:07 PM PDT
Child welfare officials are investigating the death of a 4-month-old girl in the south suburbs.

Sophia Ortiz was in the care of a relative in South Chicago Heights when she was taken to a hospital early Tuesday. She died last night.

A spokesperson for the Department of Children and Family Services says they are investigating this case as abuse by neglect.

The relative is said to have had no previous contact with the DCFS.


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