CHICAGO (WGNTV) – A woman accused of pushing her 3-year-old nephew off Navy Pier has been charged with murder.
Victoria Moreno, 34, is now charged with first-degree murder in the death of the infant, police say.
According to the police, the The boy was pushed into the water off Navy Pier in the early afternoon of September 19 from Moreno.
Divers found the 3-year-old at the bottom of the lake about half an hour after he fell in. He went into cardiac arrest while being lifted from the water at Navy Pier around 1 p.m. and arrived at Lurie Children’s Hospital in very critical condition after suffering multiple heart attacks and seizures.
The boy died Sept. 25, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Moreno was arrested and initially charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault of a child under 13, resulting in a permanent disability.
She has to appear in court on Tuesday.
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