Four-year-old drowns at abandoned mine site

Four-year-old drowns at abandoned mine site
By: Heartland News

HERRIN, Ill. - A four-year-old Herrin boy died after falling into a strip cut.
That's an abandoned mine site that's flooded with water.
The Williamson County Coroner says the child apparently drowned after falling into the cut, which is near his family home.
It happened Monday.  An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.  A police investigation is underway.