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Boy dies after being taken from Lake Thunderbird beach

Posted by wlpo on July 24, 2009

A nine year old boy is dead after emergency responders were called the Lake Thunderbird beach in Putnam County.
A 911 call was made just after 3pm Thursday about a boy that was unresponsive.
The boy was take to Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. From there he was flown to St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria where he was pronounced dead just before 6pm Thursday.
Police haven’t said how the boy became unresponsive, just that it’s under investigation by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and the Peoria County Coroner’s Office.

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