Joshua McGhee is a man from Lansing Illinois who has been charged with the murder of a two month old infant
According to court documents Lansing paramedics would rush to a home when 911 received a call a two month old girl was unresponsive. Unfortunately when they arrived the infant could not be saved
An autopsy was performed on the infant and it was determined that her cause of death was blunt force trauma and it was a homicide
Joshua McGhee would be arrested and has been charged with the murder as well as not registering as a sex offender
Joshua McGhee News
A 24-year-old man was arrested and charged with the death of his 2-month-old daughter in south suburban Lansing this week.
Lansing first responders were dispatched to a Motel 6 in the 2100 block of Bernice Road for an unresponsive subject on Tuesday at 11:13 p.m. They found the subject was a 2-month-old baby.
They attempted to resuscitate the child and she was rushed to a hospital but was pronounced dead.
Lansing and Illinois State Police began a death investigation.
The Lake County Indiana Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the baby’s death a homicide due to blunt force trauma to her head.
After interviewing individuals at the scene, police said they determined the child’s father, Joshua B. McGhee, 24, was responsible for the baby’s death.
McGhee was charged with one count of first-degree murder and failure to register as a sex offender.
He was scheduled to appear in Cook County court for a hearing on Friday.
Joshua McGhee Other News
A 24-year-old former Lansing man has been charged with murder in the death of his infant daughter, police said.
Joshua McGhee was charged with first degree murder and failure to register as a sex offender.
Lansing police said they were called out shortly before 11:15 p.m. Tuesday to the Motel 6 at 2151 Bernice Road for a report of an unresponsive person.
Police and fire officials arrived to find a 2-month-old girl and initiated CPR before rushing her to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Lansing and state police began investigating and officials in Lake County, Indiana, determined the death to be a homicide due to blunt force trauma to the head, Lansing police said.
“After interviewing the individuals who were at the scene it was determined the child’s father, Joshua B. McGhee, age 24, … was responsible for the death of the infant,” police said.
He was charged in Cook County, Illinois.