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 Jayden Tufele

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Jayden Tufele

Birth
Death 11 Oct 2011 (aged 3 months)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 78404649 View Source

Chicago - A Northwest Side couple were questioned Wednesday in
connection with the death of their 3-month-old daughter, who died Tuesday of injuries suffered from child abuse.

Jayden Tufele of 5105 W. Ainslie St. was pronounced dead at Children's Memorial Hospital at 5:12 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

Police said Jayden suffered a fractured collarbone, four acute rib fractures (and two older rib fractures that had been healing), bleeding on the brain in two areas and retinal hemorrhages in both eyes.

An autopsy Wednesday found she died of multiple injuries from child abuse and her death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner's office.

The father of a 3-month-old girl who died Tuesday of injuries suffered from child abuse has been charged with murder, police said.

Jovanni Tufele, 23, of the 5100 block of West Ainslie Street is scheduled in appear in bond court Friday, while the infant's mother was released without being charged, police News Affairs officer Laura Kubiak said.



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