Local News

Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards is conducting a death investigation of the recent death of a child in Springfield. 8 year old Jolinda Thompson of Springfield was pronounced deceased at St. John’s Hospital at 2:45 Tuesday Morning. She had been in the hospital since a near drowning which occurred at Colony West Pool on August 19th. No foul play is suspected at this time, and so far the investigation indicates an accidental drowning event. The Springfield Police Department is investigating the incident as well.

 
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