CHICAGO — A 23-month-old boy died Tuesday when he was beaten to death during a domestic dispute in a Chicago neighborhood, authorities said.
According to Chicago police, the child was punched multiple times in the face by a man in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the city’s South Side, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
The toddler was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, WBBM reported.
The man, who police said has a history of mental illness, was taken into custody at the scene, according to the Chicago Tribune. Police have not identified the man.
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