Heartbreaking news out of Lake Village, Indiana yesterday as authorities pulled the bodies of two children from the Kankakee River at the LaSalle Fish and Wildlife area near the Illinois-Indiana border.
One of the children was a 4-year-old boy, Levi Patillo from DeMotte. Information on the other child has not been released. The children were found around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.
The Lake County Sheriff's Department said a 34-year-old man, Eric Patillo, is being held on two counts of neglect of a dependent resulting in death. Police have not confirmed his relationship to either child.