In a shocking incident, a 3-year-old toddler, Josiah Brown, was pushed down into lake Michigan and was pronounced dead at 10:16 a.m. Sunday, her aunt pushed the toddler into lake Michigan. The three-year-old was playing with his aunt near Navy Pier when her aunt pushed the boy into the water, the police have now arrested her, and the trial of this case is going on.
Cause Of Josiah’s Death and his aunt’s arrest:
The 3-year-old was near Navy Pier with his aunt and was playing with aunt Vitoria Moreno and. Shockingly, Victor pushed the toddler into lake Michigan and stood there as the boy sank into the lake. After 30 mins of this incident, a team of divers found the three-year-old in the lake, and he was rushed to a hospital named Lurie Children’s, but the boy was in extremely critical condition and could not be saved even by the efforts of the doctors.
After this shocking incident, the boy’s aunt Vitoria was arrested by the Chicago police department. The police pressed charges of first-degree murder as well aggravated battery on a child on her.
Moreno was denied bail at the court hearing despite defense arguments that she suffers from mental health issues. Moreno, 34, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery to a child.
Vitoria told the responding officers that she was only a witness, and she was holding the boy’s shirt and let go because he “was acting up,” according to a police report and a source with knowledge of the investigation.
Toddler Josiah Brown funeral:
The family’s parents have set up a go-fund campaign for the boy’s funeral.