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5 year old dies in slough

Posted on: 6:11 pm, June 17, 2012, by

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The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a five-year-old.

Authorities responded to a call Saturday that the child had fallen into a slough in rural Illinois City on Saturday.

When officials arrived, the child was unresponsive.

The child was transported to Trinity Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.