Ambulance generic

Photo: NBC New York 

TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A corner's report said a 17-year-old girl's death in Taylorville was due to natural causes, with COVID-19 being a contributing factor. 

At 11:58 p.m. Wednesday, the coroner said 911 received a call about an unresponsive female at her home. Crews responded and found Alexia J. Garrison. She was transported to a hospital.

Medical officials pronounced her dead at 12:43 a.m. Thursday in the Taylorville Memorial Hospital emergency room. Her cause of death was listed in preliminary autopsy results, and final results are expected in a few weeks. 

The death is under investigation by the Taylorville Police Department and Christian County Coroner's Office. 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.