Jewell Burn Victim Dies at Age 21

Trenton Mitchell of Jewell, who suffered serious burns over much of his body in a fire incident in Beloit on Saturday took a turn for the worse on Tuesday and passed away during the night.

Mitchell had been airlifted from Beloit to the burn unit at Via Christi in Wichita where he had been hospitalized since late Saturday. He was 21 years old.

Our initial report on this story can be found here…

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Now in his third year as News Director at KD-Country 94 and Z-96.3 The Lake, Chad is a jack of not all, but many trades. He spent previous years of his working life in hotel management, event planning, security, the aviation industry, staff writing for a newspaper, and as a small business owner. He began doing play-by-play of high school sports for KDNS and KZDY in 2009 and came to work full time for the stations in July of 2015. He is the father of an eight year old daughter who enjoys spending his free time with her, his very significant other and her children. His favorite activities include attending live music and sporting events as well as being a singer/songwriter. A natural conversationalist, he also enjoys a good discussion/debate on a myriad of topics from current events and politics to sports and philosophy. He resides in Beloit with his daughter and continues to write sports and meeting stories for the local newspaper.