5-year-old Warren Co. boy found in retention pond dies, school says

5-year-old Warren Co. boy found in retention pond dies, school says
Warren County Sheriff's Office deputies located a missing 5-year-old boy in a pond Friday. (Source: Pixabay)

WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - A five-year-old boy reported missing in Deerfield Township Friday evening was later found in a pond, according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to a residence in the 7800 block of Birchwood Court around 7 p.m. for the report of a missing autistic child, the sheriff’s office says.

Deputies and fire units searched the area and eventually located the boy in a retention pond, according to deputies.

The 5-year-old was transported to a local hospital but later died, according to a Facebook post from Mason County Schools.

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