Chicago Girl’s Dog-attack Death Ruled Homicide
December 8, 2013 — Atwo-year-old Chicago girl’s death from a dog attack during the weekend has been ruled a homicide by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office says an autopsy determined Jah’niyah White died Saturday from injuries suffered in a dog attack at her grandfather’s home.
Jah’niyah was pronounced dead at 3:40 p.m. Saturday at Jackson Park Hospital.
Chicago Police detectives are conducting a death investigation, and state child welfare officials are conducting their own investigation of allegations of abuse.