Man Being Held for Murder of Child
Updated: Wednesday, August 28 2013, 11:36 AM CDT
An Illinois man is being held on $5 million dollar bond for the murder of a baby boy. 26 year old Demetries Thorpe told police he had been trying to quiet the child Joshua Summeries. The suspect is the boyfriend of the child's mother. The Lake County State's Attorney says Thorpe suffocated Joshua with his hand, and then placed his body in a back pack and threw it in a nearby trash can. Police are currently searching a landfill for the baby's body.
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