- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 2, 2014

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) - The Kankakee County coroner say a 15-year-old has drowned in the Kankakee River.

Coroner Bob Gessner says Jayden Irby of Chicago Heights was pronounced dead Sunday evening. Illinois State Police say crews pulled the boy from about 4 feet of water about 85 feet from the south shore of the river in Aroma Park. The site is near the Point Grove Campground.

Illinois State Police are investigating. Aroma Park is about 60 miles south of downtown Chicago in Kankakee County.

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