BLOOMINGTON — A 21-year-old Bloomington man died from a stab wound to the chest Saturday afternoon and police are still looking for information on what happened.
Cullen Hedrick, 21, was pronounced dead at 1:23 p.m. Saturday at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center Emergency Room in Bloomington, said McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis in a statement released on Sunday.
“Preliminary autopsy findings indicate that Mr. Hedrick died from a stab wound to the chest,” she said. “Toxicology reports are pending.”
The incident remains under investigation by the Coroner’s Office and the Bloomington Police Department.
Around 1:03 p.m., BPD was notified of a person who arrived at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center with a stab wound to the chest.
He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
"Numerous person(s) have, and are still being interviewed," BPD said in a Saturday night statement.
No other information about the victim was released. Bloomington Police said the incident is still under investigation, but added that it is believed to be isolated and there is no threat to the public.
Police believe the stabbing occurred in or around 23rd Street in Bloomington, in the Cardinal Ridge Mobile Home Park.
If confirmed to be a homicide, it would be Bloomington's fourth of 2017.
Anyone who has information about what happened in Saturday's incident is asked to contact Detective Jared Roth at 309-434-2379 or Detective Tim Power at 309-434-2579.
If you want to remain anonymous, call McLean County Crime Stoppers at 309-828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of a suspect, you may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.