U.S. Rep. Sean Casten’s 17-year-old daughter has died

Gwen Casten, the 17-year-old daughter of suburban U.S. Rep Sean Casten, died Monday morning

at the family's Downers Grove home, according to the congressman's office and Downers Grove police.

"Congressman Casten's beloved daughter, Gwen, died away this morning," Casten's office announced in a statement Monday evening.

"The Casten family wants privacy, and we will make no additional remark during this difficult time."

Just before 7 a.m. Monday, Downers Grove police were summoned to a residence on Casten's street 

"for an unresponsive seventeen year old girl," according to a Police Department statement. 

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