Kankakee River drowning victim identified
Jul. 30, 2017
WILMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A woman who fell from a watercraft on the Kankakee River in Wilmington and drowned has been identified. .
The Will County Coroner's Office says that the woman was 35-year-old Elizabeth Larson of Normal. Preliminary findings of an autopsy reveal that she drowned.
WLS-TV (http://abc7.ws/2vczZoo ) reports that the Illinois Department of Natural resources says Larson was on a watercraft on Saturday afternoon when she fell into the water. The death occurred at the Wilmington Dam — the same spot where two children drowned over Memorial Day weekend in 2016.