Inverness, IL police: Father Woo Chang allegedly poisoned son Austin Chang with carbon monoxide, killing him

Inverness, IL police: Father Woo Chang allegedly poisoned son Austin Chang with carbon monoxide, killing him

INVERNESS, In poor health. (TOC) — A ten-year-old boy is useless and his 6-year-old sister is in essential situation after their father allegedly poisoned them with carbon monoxide earlier than his personal demise inside a northwest suburban Inverness house.

Inverness police mentioned they had been known as to a house within the 2200-block of Palatine Highway round 4:20 p.m. on Sunday by the youngsters’s mom.

Upon arriving, the lady advised police she discovered her estranged husband and their two youngsters unconscious inside the house after he did not return the youngsters on the scheduled time following visitation.

Inverness Police Chief Bob Haas witnessed the scene himself and mentioned it is believed the daddy deliberately positioned a generator inside the house.

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“It is by no means a nice state of affairs,” Inverness Police Chief Bob Haas mentioned. “I have been doing this for over 40 years, nevertheless it’s a tragic factor.”

The victims are recognized at Woo Chang, 41, and his 10-year outdated son, Austin Chang. Autopsies are scheduled for Monday.

Austin Chang was a pupil at Whiteley Elementary Faculty. His faculty district mentioned in a written assertion: “The District is solely heartsick, and in each shock and mourning over the tragic lack of one in every of our college students … It goes with out saying that this can be a devastating loss for all of us right here in District 15, particularly as we glance to the rest of the college 12 months the place the kid’s absence can be felt by classmates and employees.”

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