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Bonfield Boy Drowns in Kankakee River; Boat Accident Claims 10-year-old in Lake Villa

Rescue workers Sunday recovered the body of a 16-year-old boy from the Kankakee River.

 Shaun Lynch, of Bonfield, was found at 4 p.m. Sunday in the in Bourbonnais Township near Perry Farm property.

Kankakee County coroner Bob Gessner said that Lynch was pulled under the water by a current while swimming across the river to family. Gessner said the body was discovered more than 100 yards from where Lynch disappeared.

(Lake Villa, IL)  --  A boating accident on Lake Petite near the suburban town of Lake Villa has killed a ten-year-old boy.  Officials say Tony Borcia was hit by a boat after falling off of a tube being pulled by another boat.  The accident is under investigation; no charges have been filed.

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