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4-year-old boy found dead in a Cass County pool hours after reported missing

Arenzville, Ill. (HOI) – A 4-year-old boy was found dead in a pool hours after he was reported missing. Around 2pm on Wednesday afternoon, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department and Illinois State police were called to assist in the search of the boy.

A search party was organized and around 5:15pm the missing boy was discovered deceased in a pool at a neighboring residence.

An autopsy will be completed later and the investigation is ongoing.


Jenise Rebholz

Evening Anchor, Heart of Illinois ABC

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