DCFS investigating death of 1-month-old boy in Calumet Park

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State child welfare officials are investigating the death of a one-month-old boy in south suburban Calumet Park on Sunday.

Mekhi Gibson was pronounced dead at MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island at 6:04 a.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was found unresponsive at a home in the 1300 block of 123rdStreet in Calumet Park, authorities said.

An autopsy Monday did not rule on the cause and manner of his death pending further studies, according to the medical examiner’s office.

DCFS is investigating allegations of neglect in connection with the boy’s death, agency spokeswoman Veronica Resa said.

Calumet Park police could not immediately provide information about the boy’s death.

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