Funeral services for an 8-year-previous boy whose mom and dad have been accused of fatally neglecting and abusing him have been set for Tuesday early morning.
In accordance to his obituary in the Journal Star, a Mass of Christian Burial for Navin Jones will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton, with Msgr. Gerald Ward officiating. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Residence and Cremation Center in Morton is managing preparations. Memorials could be manufactured to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church for a scholarship fund in Navin’s memory.
The obituary lists survivors as which include his grandmother Laura Walker as nicely as an more mature brother and two uncles.
Navin was pronounced useless on Tuesday at OSF Healthcare Saint Francis Healthcare Center after he was located unresponsive at his parents’ residence on North Gale Avenue in Peoria. He weighed less than 40 lbs . and confirmed indicators of physical abuse, prosecutors stated on Thursday when they billed his mothers and fathers with murder.
The Division of Small children and Relatives Providers experienced been investigating the loved ones off and on for months prior to Navin’s death, with the previous stop by to the family’s household coming in late February.