Second Drowning in Rock River This Summer

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

Just a week after nine-year-old Jacquez Brown drowned in the Rock River a second person falls into the river and died.

Ogle County sheriff’s deputies say around 5 p.m. Tuesday night 19-year-old Brock Bonnell of Dixon was in the Rock River near Grand Detour with friends when he disappeared under the water.

His friends were unable to find him and called police.

At around 8:30 p.m. Fire Department divers recovered Bonnell’s body.


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