Boy who suffered heat stroke at football practice dies

ATLANTA (CBS46) – A boy who suffered heat stroke while at football practice at Welcome All Park in Atlanta has died.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that they received the body of 12 year-old Johnny Tolbert Friday morning.

Fulton County Parks and Recreation department said they suspended football at all Fulton County parks following the incident.

The agency said the suspension will last while their investigation is underway. “The health and safety of our citizens is our first priority. We continue to keep this child and family in our thoughts.”

Read more from our partners at CBS 46 in Atlanta.

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