Boy drowns from icy pond incident


Web Editor - Amanda Roberts

CARTERVILLE, Ill - A 12 year old boy was pronounced dead after falling into an ice-covered pond.

Justin Johnson-Stewart, 12 of Carterville was pronounced dead at 6:16 p.m. January 19, 2014 at Herrin Hospital.

Justin drowned after falling into an icy pond around 4:48 p.m. on Arbor Drive in Carterville.

Justin and another boy were walking across the ice-covered pond when the ice fell and both boys fell into the water.

Both the boys were transferred to Herrin Hospital.