Police: Boy's death in Hoffman Estates accidental

April 24, 2012 6:19:11 AM PDT
Northwest suburban police say it appears the death of an 11-year-old boy was an accident.

Allen Fernandez was found Saturday in a wooded area not far from his Hoffman Estates home. He had a puncture wound in his chest.

The medical examiner's office says it was not caused by a gunshot. A weekend autopsy was inconclusive.

Police say a search of the area turned up some evidence, but they would not elaborate.

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