Champaign County sheriff’s office investigating child’s death


By Nick Walton - nwalton@civitasmedia.com



NORTH LEWISBURG – The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a child that occurred over the weekend.

In a press release, Sheriff Matt Melvin said deputies responded to 254 Gunn St., North Lewisburg, Sunday at 1:34 p.m. The caller reported an unresponsive four-year-old male.

The Northeast Champaign County Fire District responded to the scene and transported the child to Memorial Hospital of Union County before he was flown to Children’s Hospital in Columbus.

The child was pronounced dead at 7:01 p.m.

The incident remained under investigation as of Monday afternoon.

By Nick Walton

nwalton@civitasmedia.com

Nick Walton can be reacched at 937-652-1331 Ext. 1777 or on Twitter @UDCWalton.

Nick Walton can be reacched at 937-652-1331 Ext. 1777 or on Twitter @UDCWalton.