NIXA, Mo. – Police are investigating the death of a boy in Nixa today, according to a city spokesman.
Drew Douglas said this morning that the investigation is ongoing and the death is not suspicious. No other information is yet available from the city.
Nixa school spokesman Zac Rantz released a photo of the Nixa High School freshman and a copy of a notice that went out to parents and guardians of Nixa students from principal Mark McGehee.
The notice reads: “Dear Parents and Guardians: We are saddened to learn of the death of Daniel Lord, a classmate of your child, and we extend our heartfelt sympathy to his family. Many students have been affected in varying degrees by this news.
“We encourage you to be especially sensitive and prepared to offer support to your child during this time. We have informed our teachers and students of this loss, and counselors will be working with students as needed throughout the morning.”
The cause of death has not been released.