Springfield: 7-Year-Old Boy Dead After Drowning in Pool

Springfield, Illinois – The Sangamon County Coroner, Jim Allmon, can confirm the death of a 7 year old boy that was transported by EMS to HSHS St. John’s Hospital Emergency Room from the 2300 block of Winnebago Drive in Springfield after being found unresponsive in a pool at a residence on Saturday.

The child was pronounced deceased by hospital staff at 1:00 p.m. shortly after his arrival.

An autopsy was done today and preliminary findings are consistent with drowning. The death remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Department and the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office.   

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