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Teen Drowns Near Sheridan

Posted by wlpo on July 14, 2010

La Salle County Coroner Jody Bernard says 19 year old Neil Blackwell of Sheridan was pronounced dead after his body was pulled out from underwater.

Investigators say Blackwell was swimming with a group of friends north of Sheridan when he disappeared underwater and never came back up.  Ottawa River Rescue members found his body around 11 o’clock last night.

The drowning remains under investigation.

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