(CBS/AP) NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The family of a 5-year-old girl suburban Chicago girl who was stabbed to death last week is thanking people for their support, and extending sympathy to the family of the 7-year-old boy who died with her.
The boy's mother, Elzbieta Plackowsa, is accused of killing both children.
Also Tuesday, hundreds of mourners gathered at a Naperville church for the funeral Mass of 7-year-old Justin Plackowska.
Elzbieta Plackowska is accused of stabbing her son 100 times and Olivia 50 times. Authorities say Plackowska has confessed to the slayings.
Prosecutors say she was babysitting the 5-year-old girl at home with her son when she killed them.