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Woman Charged with Corpse Abuse in Death of 5 Year Old

Valerie Patterson
Valerie Patterson

On Monday, August 21, 2017 at approximately 2:50 p.m. 5-year-old Kamden Dewan Johnson was found deceased on the 2100 block of North Demetropolis Road. The cause and manner of death is pending autopsy.

The investigation has led to the arrest of Valarie Patterson, 46. Patterson is charged with corpse abuse.

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