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Autopsy found 2-year-old had been abused before he was killed - but DCFS saw nothing

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

For a year, state child welfare workers watched over 2-year-old Ja'hir Gibbons and his 5-year-old brother, looking for any signs that they had been physically abused. They reported finding none, contradicting what relatives and prosecutors say was a pattern of abuse that ended with Ja'hir being...
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DCFS releases report on previous contact with family of 2-year-old Ja'hir Gibbons, beaten to death

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has released a detailed report about their contact with the family of a 2-year-old boy that was found dead Monday.
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