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Infant dies of child abuse in Calumet City: autopsy

Adolphus McDonald Jr. was pronounced dead at 12:33 p.m. Monday at Comer Children’s Hospital, officials said.

A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash Sept. 12, 2021, in Lawndale.
An infant died of child abuse Aug. 24, 2020, in Calumet City.
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A 3-month-old boy died Monday from child abuse in south suburban Calumet City, according to an autopsy.

Adolphus McDonald Jr. was pronounced dead at 12:33 p.m. at Comer Children’s Hospital, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

About 8:34 a.m. Aug. 21, authorities responded to a home in the 300 block of Greenbay Avenue for reports of an unresponsive infant, Calumet City police said.

An autopsy found he died of multiple injuries from child abuse and ruled his death a homicide, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Calumet City police at 708-868-2500.