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A 10-year-old boy is dead, and his 6-year-old sister is in critical condition after their father allegedly poisoned them with carbon monoxide before his death inside a northwest suburban Inverness home.
Woo Chang is 41 years old.
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A father and his 10-year-old son are dead, while his 6-y is ear-old daughter remains hospitalized after authorities allege he intentionally poisoned himself and his children with carbon monoxide.
Citing police, WLS-TV reports Woo Chang deliberately placed a generator inside his Inverness, Ill., home during a scheduled visitation with his kids on Sunday.
Chang’s estranged wife found him and their two children unconscious when he failed to return them at the appropriate time, per the station.
According to WMAQ-TV, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the boy as Austin Chang.
Community Consolidated School District 15 confirmed the child’s death in a statement to the outlet.
“The District is simply heartsick and in both shock and mourning over the tragic loss of one of our students,” the statement reads.
“This is a devastating loss for all of us here in District 15, especially as we look to the remainder of the school year, where classmates and staff will feel the child’s absence.”
In the meantime, a GoFundMe campaign has been launched on behalf of the Chang family to help offset funeral costs and medical bills.