Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

January 22, 2014

UPDATE: Investigation continues in St. Elmo child's death


Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — A 1-year-old child pronounced dead at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital Wednesday has been identified as Addison Scott.

The parents of the child called for assistance before the child was brought to St. Anthony’s. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital at 12:34 p.m. after arriving by ambulance from St. Elmo.

Further investigation is ongoing following an autopsy Thursday, therefore, no more information is being disclosed at this time. The investigation is being conducted by the Effingham County Coroner's Office, the St. Elmo Police Department and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services and Zone 7 Investigations. No foul play is suspected at this time.