A GRANDMOTHER’S haunting warning has been revealed after the body of a three-year-old blind boy was found decomposing in a freezer.
Balloons were released into the sky in memory of Chase, who was described as a sweet, timide, and soft-spoken boy.
“He did, did not deserve to go through what he went through,” said his aunt, Tyshanna France.
Chase’s body was found on Friday after police arrived at his Detroit home with a state child advocate.
Authorities reportedly saw his mother’s five other children living in squalor before discovering the boy’s decomposing body in a basement freezer.
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His death was ruled a homicide and Chase’s mother Azuradee France, 31, is now facing multiple charges including murder, first-degree child abuse, torture, and concealing a death.
Azuradee France’s mother, Toni Haynes, Raconté WXYZ that she is sickened that her grandson may have died at the hands of his own mother.
"Non, that’s not my daughter. I brought a monster into this world and didn’t even know it," elle a dit.
Haynes claimed that she called CPS on her daughter multiple times, along with other members of the family, pourtant, France’s children were reportedly always brought back to her.
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“This case has shocked me, and shocked our investigators,” said Detroit Police Chief James White in a press conference.
France’s sister claimed she had custody of Chase when he was two months old after the mother of six had her children taken away previously.
Her other sister, Azvante Sauls, said she should have never gotten her children back after that.
Echoing Haynes’ réclamations, Sauls said she fought with her sister to take Chase from her after the family called CPS multiple times.
Haynes said Chase, who went blind over a year ago, had been burned in the past.
She claimed his mother said he had touched a cup of hot noodles, but Saul and the rest of the family got CPS involved.
They claim that the agency was supposed to do three-month checkups.
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“CPS they failed us, they failed this family, they failed Chase,” said Sauls.
UNE GoFundMe has been created by the family to help cover the cost of Chase’s funeral and help support his five siblings.