MONTGOMERY, Ill. (STMW) — A 9-year-old boy died Sunday after rescue divers pulled him from a west suburban Montgomery lake after spending about 30 minutes looking for the child, officials said.
Rescue divers responded to the report of a missing 9-year-old boy last seen in the water at Jericho Lake about 6 p.m., the release said.READ MORE: Investigators Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
The boy was found about 25 feet from the shore submerged in 12 feet of water, according to a press release from the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District.
The boy was taken to Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.READ MORE: Stowaway Found 'Not Guilty' Of Trespassing After Living In O'Hare Airport For 3 Months
The identity of the boy was not released as of Monday morning.
The Kane County coroner’s office could not be reached to confirm the death.MORE NEWS: Police Arrive To Find Man Shot In Bedford Park
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