ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A girl who survived the collapse of a snow fort in suburban Chicago while another girl died has been released from a hospital.Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police On Lower Wacker Drive; 2 Others Taken Into Custody After Being Found In Vehicle Taken In Carjacking
Relatives say the 9-year-old is recovering but has been crying over the death of 12-year-old Esther Jung outside Rothem Church in Arlington Heights. The girls were playing in a snow fort Sunday when it collapsed.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Brief Warm Up Is On The Way, Snow Showers Return
Esther is the daughter of the church pastor. Police are calling her death a tragic accident. Someone placed flowers at the snow pile in memory of Esther.
Sophia Shin told relatives that she called for help but apparently wasn’t heard. The temperature at the time was about 14 degrees. Sophia was treated for hypothermia.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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