Slain Woman's Children Found Dead

By: 23 Weekend News
By: 23 Weekend News

Police had searched for DeMond, age seven, Ivan, age two, and one-year-old Jinela since the body of their pregnant mother was discovered earlier this week. A fetus, seven months into gestation, had been removed from Jimella Tunstall's body. Illinois State Police Captain Craig Koehler says the children's bodies were found about 7 p.m. at the John DeShields public housing complex. He says the children's cause of death is undetermined, but autopsies are scheduled for Sunday.

Twenty-four-year-old Tiffany Hall was charged today with one count apiece of first-degree murder and intentional homicide of an unborn child. Authorities have said the children were last seen with Hall on Monday, three days before she was taken into custody. Relatives have said Tunstall grew up with Hall and Hall often baby-sat the children.


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