Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon is ruling a Macoupin County toddler’s death in December as a homicide.
WICS Newschannel 20 reports that 2-year old Jordan Whitaker of Virden died December 7th from abdominal sepsis at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
Allmon says the boy suffered a traumatic rupture of his intestine due to child abuse.
Allmon says he is ruling the death a homicide. Illinois State Police say they are currently investigating the death.