Champaign – The man who fell into a frozen
pond died of drowning.
20 year old, Kenneth Brown was fleeing from officers
after causing a disturbance at McAlister's Deli in Champaign. He ran right onto a frozen pond,
and was in the freezing water for an hour.
The Champaign County Coroner says, Brown's preliminary
cause of death is drowning. Brown died at Carle Hospital
about eight hours after he was rescued from the water.
Champaign police continue to investigate his death.