A caretaker reports a child missing and gives a detailed account of what happened. But as the story unravels, the caretaker becomes the suspect.
The night AJ Freund died, his mother went online at 3:17 a.m. using his father's cell phone and did a search for child CPR, authorities said.
Four months before Andrew "AJ" Freund's parents were charged with his murder, the 5-year-old shared information on possible abuse with a doctor in Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services' (DCFS) involvement with the family of Andrew "AJ" Freund predated his birth five years ago.
Illinois' child welfare authorities on Friday reassigned a caseworker and supervisor to "administrative duty" during a review of their interactions with the parents of a 5-year-old boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic in a shallow grave.
In his five short years, Andrew "AJ" Freund endured more trauma than any child should.