Details released in Quincy boy's tragic death

A two-year-old boy was pronounced dead Wednesday after a drowning incident Monday on Quincy's south side.

According to Adams County Coroner Jim Keller, Pravyn Lance McBride-Meyer died at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

The preliminary cause of death is accidental drowning, but the Adams County Sheriff's Office is still investigating.

McBride-Meyer was found in an above-ground pool just before noon on Monday by a daycare provider.

He was taken to Blessing Hospital and later transported to St. Louis.

There will be a candlelight vigil to honor McBride-Meyer Thursday at 8 p.m. near the fountain at Clat Adams Park in Quincy.

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