Grandparents charged in death of 5-year-old girl, admit to child abuse, Park Forest police say

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Monday, July 17, 2023
Grandparents charged in death of 5-year-old grandchild: police
Two Park Forest grandparents are due in court Monday after being charged with the murder of their grandchild.

PARK FOREST, Ill. (WLS) -- Two Park Forest grandparents have been charged in connection to the death of their grandchild, authorities said.

Police said Klent Elwoods and Lisa Jones both admitted to abusing their five-year-old granddaughter Jada Moore.

Paramedics found Moore unresponsive Friday at a Park Forest home on Friday after Elwoods called 911.

Police said the young girl died in the hospital Saturday.

Elwoods and Jones are set to appear in bond court Monday.