2 arrested after death of 3-year-old girl in Carbondale

(KBSI) – Two Carbondale residents face child endangerment charges after a 3-year-old girl died.

Isaac Hill, 45 and Katrina S. Simelton, 41, each face a charges of child endangerment (Class 3 Felony).

The child was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Illinois State Police notified the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) of the investigation. An autopsy was conducted in Bloomington, Illinois on June 23.

Hill and Simelton are each being held on $250,000 bond, 10% applies, at the Jackson County Jail.

A collaborative effort by ISP investigators, CPD, DCFS, Jackson County Coroner’s Office, and the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office resulted in the arrest of Hill and Simelton.

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