Bail is set at $5 million for the North Chicago woman charged with the killing of her six-year-old son.
Jannie Perry has been charged with first-degree murder in Damari Perry’s death.
Authorities say Damari was reported missing before his body was found this past weekend wrapped in a plastic trash bag in Gary.
Prosecutors say the boy died after he was forced into a cold shower by a relative as a punishment for misbehaving.
Two of his siblings have been charged with hiding his body.