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Blog: A Community Mourns

Blogger Stephanie Weber on news of the tragic death of an 11-year-old in Yorkville.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
The Jan. 28 death of an 11-year-old Yorkville boy — apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound — has prompted the Kendall County Sheriff's Department to begin its own investigation. The probe  began after it was revealed that the boy's mother is a sheriff's deputy, and the boy used her service weapon in the shooting, according to police. 

Since the story broke, community members reacted strongly to news of the boy's death.

Read what blogger Stephanie Weber has to say about the impact the tragic death has had on residents.

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