6-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Pulled from Naperville Pond

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    A 6-year-old boy died Saturday after he was pulled from a pond in Naperville.

    Police responded to a call of a small child face down in a pond at 95th Street and Cedar Glade in Naperville around 11:39 a.m. Saturday.

    Witnesses and arriving police performed CPR on the boy after he was removed from the water, but the boy was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at Edward Hospital.

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    The boy was identified as 6-year-old Amer Khan, according to the DuPage County coroner's office.

    An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday, but officials from the Naperville Fire Department said in a release the death appeared to be a drowning.

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    The boy has been identified but his name was not been released as of Saturday afternoon, according to Naperville fire officials.

    The rescue prompted a response from area police, firefighters and the Aurora Fire Department Dive Team.

    Rescuers searched the waters until 1:30 p.m. before determining no other victims were in the water, according to a release from the Naperville Fire Department.