Boyfriend James Harris charged in murder of Amierah Roberson, 19 months

March 19, 2014 2:53:55 PM PDT
James Harris, 23, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Amierah Roberson, whose body was found in suburban Riverdale.

Roberson, 19 months, was reported missing from Harris' South Side apartment on Sunday. Her body was found the same day, and identified by autopsy on Monday.

Several agencies helped work the case. Police say Harris admitted he killed the girl in his apartment in the 3500-block of South Rhodes in Chicago and then dumped her body in a secluded area in south suburban Riverdale.