6-year-old Galesburg boy has passed away

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GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – An investigation is underway to try to explain what caused the death of a 6-year-old boy. Police say they received a call to 9-1-1 around 3:27 a.m. Thurs., Sept, 15, 2016. First responders found the boy had passed away.

The Galesburg Community School District superintendent confirmed that 6-year-old Jaden Lester was a student at Steele Elementary School. Supt. Ralph Grimm says a crisis team is on hand to help anyone in the district who may be struggling to cope with Jaden’s death.

Police say an investigation is under way into the child’s passing.

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