12-YEAR OLD BOY DROWNS IN KAUKAUNA POND

A 12-YEAR OLD BOY IS DEAD AFTER DROWNING IN A KAUKAUNA POND LAST NIGHT. THE CHILD HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS DILLON TAPIO. THE 12-YEAR OLD HAD APPRENTLY WENT WITH HIS LITTLE BROTHERS, AGED 7, 11, AND 11, TO A POND ON LAMPLIGHTER DRIVE TO RELEASE A TURTLE. THREE OF THE BROTHERS WENT INTO THE POND WHILE ONE STAYED ON THE BANK; A LITTLE LATER, THE BROTHER ON THE BANK SAW TWO OF HIS BROTHER STRUGGLING IN THE WATER AND CALLED FOR HELP. A WOMAN JUMPED INTO THE POND AND SAVED THE TWO, HOWEVER, NO ONE NOTICED DILLON HAD GONE UNDER. RESCUE CREWS WERE CALLED IN TO SEARCH THE POND AND FOUND THE CHILD BUT HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL. POLICE BELIEVE DILLON WAS UNDER WATER FOR 1.5-2 HOURS BEFORE BEING RECOVERED. THE INVESTIGATION INTO THIS INCIDENT IS STILL ONGOING.

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