Kankakee group home resident found dead in facility van
In a tragic developing news story, authorities in Kankakee are investigating the death of an elderly group home resident who was found in a facility van at 5:15 on Monday. Kankakee County sheriffs are investigating the cause of death, but initial reports indicate the individual may have passed away from heat exhaustion.
While details of the case are still being reported, early news indicates that the resident was a 69 year old who was in the care of Good Shepherd Manor at the time of the incident. The individual was a part of a group that went on a shopping trip on Monday.
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