Danville teen drowned in pool, coroner confirms

Danville teen drowned in pool, coroner confirms

DANVILLE — An autopsy Monday confirmed that a Danville teenager found in an apartment complex pool early Sunday morning died from drowning, according to the Vermilion County coroner's office.

Jorge De La Hoya, 17, was pronounced dead at 3:03 a.m. Sunday at the emergency room at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville. Friends found Mr. De La Hoya unresponsive in the pool at the Sunset Cove apartment complex, 2200 N. Vermilion St., according to the coroner's office.

Doug Miller, deputy director of the Danville Police Department, said police responded to the call, but police are not investigating. He said there's no foul play or anything to investigate.

Miller would not disclose whether Mr. De La Hoya was a resident of the complex. He said others were at the pool at the time of the incident.

According to the Vermilion County coroner's news release, that office is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr. De La Hoya's death, and toxicology results are pending.

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