Brother of Slain 7-Year-Old Willow Long Placed in Protective CustodyIllinois Department of Children & Family Services spokesman Dave Clarkin says that before Willow Long was killed last weekend, the agency had no involvement with the Effingham County family. The boy is 3.
Illinois Officials: Child Abuse And Neglect Deaths Rose SharplyThe deaths were roughly equally distributed among Downstate, Chicago and the suburbs.

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