GARY, Ind. (WGNAccording to the autopsy report, 6-year-old Damari Perry died of hypothermia and was found naked in a trash bag.
Damari’s body was found by FBI agents on saturday in an alley between Harrison and Van Buren in Gary, Indiana.
According to reports, Damari had partially frozen his internal organs and was found “partially burned”. Wang said the burn was determined to be from an autopsy and the cause of death was hypothermia.
Prosecutors said the boy’s mother and two siblings killed him on his birthday, December 30, at an abandoned Gary’s home after they planned to punish him. for what you did the other day.
“He was placed in a cold tap for an extended period of time, kept there by family members as directed by his mother,” Lake County Attorney Eric Rinehart said. “We believe the mother may also be involved, and at some point he becomes unresponsive, vomits and dies.”
Damari’s mother, Jannie Perry, was arrested on charges of first-degree murder, among others. She was taken to hospital after being told she was ill and would be taken to bond court once she was discharged.
Damari’s 20-year-old brother, Jeremiah, was charged with more serious crimes, concealing a murder and obstruction of justice. He is being held on a $3 million bond.
A juvenile brother of Damari is in custody and also facing charges in connection with his death.
Authorities said one of his family members falsely reported someone missing last week, days after Damari died.
Officials from the Department of Family and Children’s Services visit Perry’s family once in 2021 and before that in 2014.
ONE GoFundMe on behalf of Damari Perry’s father was held. At this point, it has raised over $14,000.
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