Baby Matthew Elkins didn't survive even two months in a house so filled with trash that most of his eight siblings and parents slept on the same grimy mattress. He suffocated on that mattress Jan. 31. Derik Holtmann and Zia Nizami Belleville News-Democrat
Baby Matthew Elkins didn't survive even two months in a house so filled with trash that most of his eight siblings and parents slept on the same grimy mattress. He suffocated on that mattress Jan. 31. Derik Holtmann and Zia Nizami Belleville News-Democrat

A baby dies amid squalor. And a family’s secret is revealed

December 07, 2017 06:09 PM