Savanna Police Say 5 Year Old Girl Pulled From Plum River Sunday Has Passed Away

Savanna Police Say 5 Year Old Girl Pulled From Plum River Sunday Has Passed Away

The Savanna Police Department reported Monday the juvenile who was found in the Plum River near Savanna on Sunday has died.

First Responders were called to the area Sunday in search of three missing juveniles.  Officers found one of the juveniles, reportedly a 5 year old boy, who said the two juvenile girls were in the Plum River.

Carroll County Deputies, Savanna Fire and EMS and Police searched river and discovered the 12 year old girl in the Plum River clinging to a branch.  She was rescued unharmed.

A short time later the 5 year old girl was found in the river.  She was flown by OSF Life Flight to Rockford Memorial Hospital.  It was reported she passed away later in the day at the hospital.