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Police: 7-year-old boy dies after being pulled from pond in southeast Columbus

The boy was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital where he later died.
Credit: WBNS-10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 7-year-old boy has died after police pulled him from a pond on the southeast side of Columbus Friday afternoon.

The pond is located in the 6800 block of Winchester Lakes Boulevard near Canal Winchester.

Officers arrived on the scene around 3:15 p.m. after dispatchers received a call about a child missing in the water.

According to Columbus police, the officers jumped into the pond, got the boy out of the water and performed CPR until medics arrived.

The boy was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital where he later died.