Lombard Company

A 16-year-old boy was crushed under a brick wall early Wednesday at a closed construction company in south suburban Alsip. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police: Teen Crushed To Death In Alsip Was Stealing Metal Rods

One of three teenagers who were trying to steal metal rods at an Alsip construction business died early Wednesday when 34,000-pound concrete and brick panels fell and pinned him.

08/21/2014

A 16-year-old boy was crushed under a brick wall early Wednesday at a closed construction company in south suburban Alsip. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Teen Crushed Between Brick Walls In Alsip

When authorities found the teen about 2:30 a.m., he was not breathing, pinned between two pre-formed brick construction walls at the Lombard Company, 4243 W. 123rd St.

08/20/2014