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Police: Chicago man killed 2-year-old son because toddler was keeping him awake

CHICAGO - A Chicago man slashed his 2-year-old son's neck, nearly decapitating him, because the toddler was making too much noise while the father tried to sleep, according to Chicago police.

Rolando Ortiz, 37, called his sister-in-law and confessed to killing Mateo Garcia Aguayo, then took off in the family SUV

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