Girl, 8, found dead in Uptown home ID'd; Chicago police investigating

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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Girl, 8, found dead in Uptown home, police say
Chicago police are investigating after an 8-year-old girl was found dead in a home in Uptown Wednesday.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The 8-year-old girl found dead in a home in Uptown Wednesday has been identified.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said Amaria Osby was found unresponsive in a home in the 4600-block of North Winthrop Avenue about 11 a.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A woman, approximately 38, was also found in the home and taken to Weiss Hospital. Police said she is in good condition.

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The relationship between the woman and the child was not immediately known.

An investigation by Chicago police is ongoing.