Toddler Drowns During Family Camping Trip


PENFIELD--A toddler from Rantoul is dead after drowning during a family camping trip in Penfield this weekend.  

Two-year-old Kendra Spanglo-Lindsey was found unresponsive in the water at Middle Fork River Forest Preserve Sunday, after she was discovered missing by family members.

She was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, where she was pronounced dead a little after 10:30 at night. 

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup says preliminary results of the autopsy revealed that the cause of death was consistent with drowning.

The death is being investigated by the Champaign County Sheriff's Department and the Champaign County Coroner's Office. 

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