A teenager who was reported missing in April from her West Side home was found dead two weeks later in a nearby abandoned building.
Sadaria Davis, 15, was last seen April 25 leaving her West Garfield Park home in the 4200 block of West Adams, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. She hadn’t contacted her family since she left.
Two weeks later and six blocks away, Davis’ body was found at 10:47 a.m. May 11 on the floor of a vacant East Garfield Park apartment in the first block of South Hamlin, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
There was no indication how Davis died, or why she was in the abandoned building, a CPD spokeswoman said.
An autopsy performed May 12 didn’t determine the cause and manner of her death, pending further investigation, according to the medical examiner’s office. A ruling in Davis’ case was still pending Friday.
Twitter user @KingPowell19973 wrote, that Davis’ “fingers were cut off & some of her body parts were removed.” There were also reports that Davis was a friend of Kenneka Jenkins, another Chicago teenager whose body was found in a walk-in hotel freezer at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, in September. Jenkins was 19 years old.
A vlogger named ChasingTruth claimed Davis’ body was possibly missing organs, which has also been reported on social media. In addition, there were multiple people calling for Davis’ story to receive more media attention.
Area North detectives are investigating. Anyone with information about Davis’ death is asked to call detectives at (312) 744-8266.