PALATINE, Ill. - Two boys have been pronounced dead after being rescued from an icy pond in Palatine Wednesday afternoon.
At about 3:31 p.m., Palatine police and fire officials responded to the 800 block of West Panorama Drive for a report of a group of juveniles who fell into a pond.
When authorities arrived, they pulled a 4-year-old and a 6-year-old boy from the water.
The boys were taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.
The 4-year-old was transferred to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge and was pronounced dead at 11:43 p.m.
The 6-year-old was transferred to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and was pronounced dead at 3:54 a.m. on Thursday.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified the 4-year-old as Ro'Siah Brooks and the 6-year-old as Romalice Brooks.
Palatine police are investigating this incident.