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Chicago mom charged with murder following asphyxiation of daughter, 8, in Uptown: police

The mom of an 8-year-old woman has been charged with her murder in the Uptown neighborhood earlier this week, police stated.

Andreal Hagler, 38, was charged with first-degree murder and was anticipated to look earlier than a decide later Thursday, police stated.

Hagler advised police she positioned a plastic bag over Amaria Osby’s head, inflicting her to asphyxiate, in keeping with a police report. The 8-year-old additionally had seen bruises on her leg.

Hagler was arrested at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at their house in the 4600 block of North Winthrop Avenue, minutes after Amaria was discovered useless there.

Amaria was pronounced useless at 11:23 a.m., in keeping with the Cook County health worker’s office.

Hagler had been taken to close by Weiss Memorial Hospital, the place she had been reported in good situation however police didn’t say what sort of accidents she suffered.

A Thursday post-mortem to decided the trigger and method of Amaria’s demise was inconclusive and nonetheless pending, the health worker’s office stated.

According to the police report, Hagler had a meeting scheduled with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services on Tuesday.

The principal of a close-by elementary faculty in Uptown despatched a letter house Wednesday informing college students, dad and mom and guardians a baby enrolled on the faculty had died. The letter didn’t say the age or gender of the coed and it was not instantly clear whether or not Amaria attended the varsity.

“This loss is sure to raise many emotions, concerns, and questions for the entire school, especially our students. The Chicago Public Schools’ crisis management unit will work with our own counselor, social worker, and psychologist to provide grief counseling and support to students and staff members. If your child expresses any concern(s), please contact us so that we can provide additional support,” in keeping with the letter stated.

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