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Common viral infection led to boy’s death in state custody

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Jaymeson Waa-Ili, 2, held a photograph of his 9-month-old infant brother, Jayvid Kawika Waa-Ili, at a wake for Jayvid on?Friday at the Punaluu home of their grandparents David and Sheila Deal. Jaymeson’s aunt, Tanya Tilley, and her daughter, 5-year-old Kaira Tilley-Deal, joined the toddler on the sofa. Jayvid died last month while in the custody of child protective services. Results of an autopsy are inconclusive, said the Honolulu medical examiner’s office, pending the outcome of toxicology reports in the next six to eight weeks.

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