Wrongful death injury news flash from Chicago personal injury lawyers team of JusticeNewsFlash.com – Oakton Elementary School pupil found hanging from bathroom hook dies.
Chicago, IL (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–A 10 year-old Skokie boy was pronounced dead at Children’s Memorial Hospital, at 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday. An autopsy with the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office is scheduled for late Wednesday. According to police reports a janitor at Oakton Elementary School in Evanston, Illinois found the 10 year-old boy unresponsive on a bathroom floor on Tuesday.
Aquan Lewis, the 10 year-old pupil was taken to St. Francis Hospital by emergency medical personnel before he was transferred to Children’s. He was later pronounced dead. The janitor, Elliott Lieteau, found the boy on the floor in the restroom and was told by other students he was pulled down off a stall door hook where he had been hanging for 10 minutes. Lieteau immediately began performing CPR on the young boy.
School officials and police investigators remain quiet as to any other events surrounding the mysterious injury and death of young Aquan. According to local residents Aquan was a member of the Junior Wilkit Football program where he was well liked and received by his teammates. Oakton Elementary School has approximately 420 students in grades kindergarten through 5th.
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