Willie Brown acquitted of murder in West Englewood death of 4-month-old boy

BY LEEANN SHELTON Sun-Times Media A man has been acquitted of murdering his infant son, who died of child abuse while in his care last year in the West Englewood neighborhood. Willie Brown, now 18, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 4-month-old Demari Brown, whom he was watching on Sept. 26, 2013, … Read more →

Teen played video games after allegedly murdering infant

A teenage boy started playing video games after the severely battered baby he was caring for stopped crying and eventually died last week, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday. Willie Brown, who is facing murder charges in 4-month-old Demari Brown’s death, was the primary caregiver of the child when he was watching him in his girlfriend’s … Read more →

Willie Brown

  • Arrested: Sept. 26, 2013
  • Age: 17
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Acquitted in the Sept. 26, 2013, death of Demari Brown.