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Family of slain Naperville boy grieves on Facebook


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Updated: December 5, 2012 6:45AM

The father of the Naperville boy allegedly killed by his baby-sitting mother took to Facebook to express grief over the loss of his son and show support for his accused wife.

“Justin, if you are in heaven my son don’t abandon us in difficult times,” Artur Plackowski wrote in Polish below a picture apparently of Justin looking up at the camera and smiling, gaps where his two front teeth should be.

Artur Plackowski is apparently the father of the boy and husband of Elzbieta Plackowska, also identified in records as Elzbieta Plackowski. She is accused of killing the 7-year-old boy and her baby-sitting charge, Olivia Dworakowski, 5.

“I cannot justify what happened my wife very much loved that baby i can’t understand why she did that,” he wrote as another comment for that same picture.

Seconds later he added, “I am forgiving her!!!!!!!”

Justin’s older brother apparently also turned to Facebook to remember the little boy.

On Matt Plackowski’s Facebook page, he posted a photo of the little boy dressed in a white martial arts uniform posing with what appears to be his older brother and a large Tae Kwon Do trophy.

“My angel,” Matt Plackowski wrote in a comment.

As friends wrote their condolences and offered prayers, Matt Plackowski commented, “Everyone dont pray for me pray for Justin and that girl. Keep their spirits alive for me.”

Funeral arrangements for Olivia are being handled by Skaja Terrace Funeral Home in Niles, but the services are private, according to the funeral home. The girl’s mother could not be reached Saturday.

A fund for Olivia’s family has been created at Naperville Bank & Trust. Donations can be made to the Olivia Dworakowski Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 294, Naperville, IL 60566

Information for Justin’s services was not immediately known. Attempts to reach his family were unsuccessful.

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