Chief Keef will be handling the funeral costs of slain 2-year-old baby Jakariah Patterson.
Baby Jakariah died following a March 19 beating at the hands of her own father in their South Suburban Lansing, IL home, multiple news outlets report.
Sosa posted a news article of the young girl to his IG account with a caption, reading, “RIP TO JAKARIAH PATTERSON BEAT TO DEATH BY. TELL THE NEWS TO REPORT THIS IM PAYING FOR THE FUNERAL.”
Jeremiah Thompson, 21 allegedly beat baby Jakariah to death after the toddler soiled herself, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Baby Jakariah’s death was ruled a homicide after an autopsy report revealed she died of multiple blunt force injuries from child abuse, according to a medical examiner’s report obtained by the Chicago Tribune.
Thompson, who was on parole for a robbery charge, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and ordered held without bail.
Sosa is the latest celebrity from the Windy City to handle the funeral arrangements of a slain child.
Last year, Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose paid for the funeral of 6-month-old murder victim Jonylah Watkins.
Watkins was shot the afternoon of March 11 as she was getting her diaper changed by her father Jonathan Watkins, who, too, was shot.
Jonylah was shot five times in the lung, liver, leg, shoulder, and bowel, The Chicago Tribune reports.
Baby Watkins died Tuesday from her injuries at 1 p.m. in Corner Children’s Hospital.
Rose took to Twitter to comment on the tragic murder.
“I’m sitting here just thinking how sad it is that my city got to go through this. I love my city and everyone in it even my haters!
“I don’t like that fact that OUR kids are not in school and that’s the only thing we have to SAVE these kids.
“I pray everyday for US for real. I know I shouldn’t be saying this because I hoop and it’s not my lane but I feel like ppl should hear this,” he wrote.
Jakariah’s mother, Karla Patterson, is grieving her daughter’s loss.
“It just don’t seem real to me … don’t seem real. It just feels like it’s a dream,” she said, according to NBC Chicago. “I can’t see nothing, all I see is her.”
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