15-year-old boy drowns at a resort in Galena

JO DAVIESS COUNTY (WREX) — A 15-year-old boy is dead and an investigation is underway after the boy drowned.

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office says they received multiple calls reporting a 15-year-old boy had drowned at the Chestnut Mountain Resort in rural Galena Sunday night.

When authorities arrived on scene, they learned a 15-year-old boy went under water in the pool for an unknown period of time. When the boy was pulled from the pool, he was unresponsive, according to authorities.

CPR was performed on the boy while at the scene.

He was taken to a nearby medical center where he was pronounced dead.

The boy’s name has not been released and the investigation is still under investigation.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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