Discovery of ‘Decomposing’ Boy in Milwaukee Raises Questions

The dying of a 12-year-old boy discovered “malnourished” and decomposing is being investigated as a murder, the County Medical Examiner’s Workplace has mentioned in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Jacarie Robinson’s household and buddies held a vigil for him Tuesday night time after his decomposed physique was present in a house close to thirty ninth and Elmhurst, north of downtown, within the metropolis.

Police haven’t declared his dying a murder and are persevering with to analyze.

Jacarie is one in all 10 siblings. His brothers and sisters are nonetheless shocked by what they heard, CBS 58 TV station reported.

Jacarie Robinson, who was discovered lifeless in his Milwaukee dwelling on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. The 12-year-old’s dying is being investigated as a murder by the County Medical Examiner’s Workplace.

They mentioned the boy was dwelling together with his father, however they’d not seen Jacarie in at the least a 12 months.

Jordan Robinson, Jacarie’s older brother, instructed the station: “I really feel like I used to be shocked a bit of bit. You suppose the whole lot’s been good this entire time. So I’d positively say shocked, for me.”

With 10 siblings in several houses, it was typically tough to remain in contact, Jordan Robinson mentioned.

“To my information, my mother mentioned the whole lot was good. We all the time requested about him, after all. However to my information the whole lot was good in our books.”

Milwaukee Police had been referred to as to the house Tuesday night time. One hour after they arrived, Jacarie Robinson was pronounced lifeless.

His physique was so badly malnourished and decomposed that, at first, the Medical Examiner was unable to positively establish it.

One other brother had gone to the house on Tuesday after police had been referred to as.

“We’ll by no means get to see our brother no extra. My brother, for him to go see that scene, think about what he is going by way of,” mentioned Jordan Robinson.

Sooner or later later, all of the home windows and doorways had been boarded up with plywood.

Jacarie’s brother mentioned the boy lived together with his father, however the police made no point out of anybody related to the dying.

Jordan Robinson mentioned, “The query has all the time been there: the place has he been?”
“[We were] hoping to get him over there and see him, as a result of we missed him.”

Neighbors close to the house didn’t wish to communicate on digicam. One in every of them solely mentioned they did not know the individuals who lived right here.

Jordan Robinson mentioned that his brother will probably be remembered for his smile.

“He’d come mild up a complete room. You’d really feel beloved by him. He was a great child,” he mentioned.

A number of individuals posted messages about Jacarie Robinson on Fb, whereas others posted photographs of a memorial service by which household and buddies launched balloons into the air.

“Jacarie Robinson, could your younger soul relaxation in an afterlife stuffed with all the enjoyment and love each youngster deserves,” one Milwaukee lady posted on Fb.

Others taped messages, flowers, a balloon and a cuddly toy to a tree outdoors the household dwelling.

Newsweek has emailed Milwaukee Police for remark.