Maywood Memorial Service Planned for Teenage Drowning Victim on Friday
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Maywood Memorial Service Planned for Teenage Drowning Victim on Friday

Thursday, June 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews A memorial service for 16-year-old Villa Park resident Cameron Sanders, who drowned in the Des Plaines River last month, is scheduled to take place on June 2, 11 a.m., at Miracle Revival Cathedral, 2010 St. Charles Rd. in Maywood. Emergency personnel recovered Sanders’ body from the river … Continue reading

County Launches Probes Into Cameron Sanders’ Des Plaines River Death
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County Launches Probes Into Cameron Sanders’ Des Plaines River Death

Rainbow Bridge, the structure from which 16-year-old Cameron Sanders, pictured below, jumped on May 13. He never resurfaced. | Michael Romain/VFP Monday, May 22, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews County officials are investigating the May 13 death of a Villa Park teenager from multiple angles. On May 22, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading

Breaking: Body of Cameron Sanders Recovered from Des Plaines River
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Breaking: Body of Cameron Sanders Recovered from Des Plaines River

Thursday, May 18, 2017 || By Bob Uphues for Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews Emergency personnel recovered the body of a 16-year-old Villa Park boy from the Des Plaines River on May 18, about 150 yards from the railroad bridge where witnesses said he entered the water. The Cook County Sheriff’s Police are continuing their investigation … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Officers Scanning Des Plaines for Cameron Sanders
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Sheriff’s Officers Scanning Des Plaines for Cameron Sanders

A Cook County Sheriff’s officer looks over a bridge spanning the Des Plaines River at 31st Street on May 17. | Bob Uphues/Wednesday Journal  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Since authorities resumed the search for Cameron Sanders on Tuesday, Cook County Sheriff’s Police Officers have situated themselves on bridges over the Des … Continue reading

Breaking: Authorities to Resume Search for Cameron Sanders Tuesday Morning
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Breaking: Authorities to Resume Search for Cameron Sanders Tuesday Morning

Monday, May 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The search for Cameron Sanders, the 16-year-old Lisle resident who jumped into the Des Plaines River on Saturday evening and did not resurface, is reportedly back on after authorities had canceled their efforts this morning. Oak Park teacher Anthony Clark, who organized a community-based search on Monday, … Continue reading

Authorities Suspend Search for Teen Missing in Des Plaines River as Community Members Carry On
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Authorities Suspend Search for Teen Missing in Des Plaines River as Community Members Carry On

Cameron Sanders, the 16-year-old boy who may have drowned in the Des Plaines River on Saturday. | Provided Monday, May 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Authorities who were searching for a teenager who may have drowned in the Des Plaines River near Melrose Park on Saturday have suspended their efforts, according to … Continue reading