Dunlap students mourn death of classmate

By WEEK Producer

April 30, 2012 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 3:16 AM CDT

DUNLAP, Ill. -- Dunlap High School students are grieving the death of a classmate tonight.

Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll said 16-year-old Joshua Olt was found unresponsive in his bedroom at 11819 North Deerfield in Dunlap yesterday afternoon.

He was pronounced dead just after 7 p.m. at Proctor Hospital.

Ingersoll said Olt was home with his older brother, a senior at Dunlap, while their parents were on vacation in Mexico.

An autopsy performed Monday did not reveal a cause of death.

Ingersoll says she expects more information to be revealed through toxicology results which will take about 2 weeks.

Students are planning a vigil to remember Olt this coming Friday night at Rosie's lake.

Dunlap High School is bringing in grief counselors for students.

Autopsy results are expected sometime Monday evening.

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