Friday, June 29, 2012
The Cardenas family continues to look for answers following the June 15 drowning of Vicente. 'In the dark' about how and why the 4 year old was left unattended by a Glenview child care center at Roosevelt Pool, the family asks witnesses for information.
Friday, June 29, 2012
To the Editor of Glenview Patch: I am Vicente Cardenas's uncle and write once again on behalf of the family of Vicente Cardenas. First, we would like to thank your readers for the outpouring of support, words of comfort and sympathy as we try to cope with this tragedy. We are very touched by the support of the community. We continue to be frustrated by the lack of information from Wesley School and from the authorities. We understand from news reports that Wesley School has indicated that its refusal to provide a detailed explanation of this tragedy is somehow related to the fact that the police are still investigating it. That explanation seems disingenuous. What is their point? Are they exercising their Constitutional right against …
Monday, June 25, 2012
As police and DCFS continue to investigate after a 4-year-old Glenview boy drowned at Roosevelt Pool, witnesses and family members speak out about the tragedy. Read Patch’s in-depth coverage of the developing story here.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
On June 15, 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas drowned while at Roosevelt pool with a camp group from Glenview-based Wesley Child Care. Read Patch’s in-depth coverage of the developing story here.
On June 15, 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas drowned while at Roosevelt pool with a camp group from Glenview-based Wesley Child Care. Here, read Patch’s full coverage of the recent tragedy: Parents Push DCFS to Suspend Wesley License A group of about 12 Wesley families—who had children at Roosevelt Pool the day of Vicente Cardenas’ drowning— have initiated a petition to suspend the childcare center’s license. Wesley Responds to Glenview Police Drowning Report The child care center sent home a letter to parents Aug. 31 addressing the finalized report and extending their sympathies to the Cardenas family. Four-year-old Vicente drowned while under Wesley’s supervision on a field trip to Roosevelt Pool June 15. Glenview PD Completes Drowning …
Friday, June 15, 2012
After lifeguards pulled Vicente Cardenas from Roosevelt Pool Friday afternoon, they administered CPR to the unresponsive boy until paramedics arrived. Cardenas died at Glenbrook Hospital shortly after.
More: Patch’s complete coverage of Vicente Cardenas' drowning Updated: June 16, 2:40 p.m. Officials have identified the four-year-old boy who was pulled from a Glenview Park District pool Friday afternoon as Vicente Cardenas of Glenview, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. Lifeguards administered CPR to the unresponsive boy before paramedics transported Cardenas to Glenbrook Hospital. He died just before 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. An autopsy will be performed by the Medical Examiner's Office Saturday to determine cause of death. Stay tuned to Patch for more details as they become available. Original Story A four-year-old boy died Friday afternoon after lifeguards at Roosevelt Pool pulled him from the water, according …