October 10, 2009 (ROMEOVILLE, IL) --A father had been charged with first-degree murder in the drowning death of his 19-month-old son.Emergency crews were called to a home on Stamford Lane, Friday morning, in southwest suburban Romeoville for reports of a child not breathing. Nathan Esi was later pronounced dead.
An autopsy indicates the child drowned and his death was ruled a homicide.
His father, 28-year-old Chidi Esi was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
The investigation continues into exactly what happened.