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Round Lake girl, 9, drowns in Fox Lake


A 9-year-old girl from Round Lake drowned Tuesday evening while swimming in Fox Lake in far northwest suburban Ingleside.

Police responded to the 36000 block of Stanton Point Road about 6:30 p.m. and found adults had pulled the girl from the water near a boat launch, according to a release from the Lake County Sheriff’s office.

The girl was swimming near the boat launch with other children when she went under the water, the release said.

She was taken to Centegra Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry, where she was pronounced dead, according to the release said. Her name was not released Tuesday night.

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