Boy Dies After Collapsing In Library

CHICAGO (STMW) – Police are conducting an investigation after a 16-year-old boy died after collapsing at the Harold Washington Library in the South Loop Wednesday evening.

The boy was inside a music room or a sound-proof room with a friend at the library, 400 S. State St., when he collapsed about 6 p.m. police said.

The boy, identified as Ian Anthony, 16, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:58 p.m., according to a spokesman from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. No home address was immediately available.

Anthony had no apparent trauma or medical history, and a Thursday autopsy was inconclusive, pending further studies, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Belmont Area detectives are investigating.

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  • Brother

    He Will be Missed and Loved!!!!!!!

  • mark wolfe

    my brother will be truly missed. he will never know how much i love him.

  • John-John

    my baby brother was truly loved by his family and will surely be missed……we love you baby bro.

  • Angel

    My baby cousin will be truly missed, especially his smile and that walk. Love you cousin, always.

  • Kelly Mayes-Holmes

    I met Ian when he was around the age of 5, he was a charming child and I know he would have been a fine man and musician. I am praying for the Anthony family. Ian you will be missed.

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