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      Columbus boy dies days after falling through ice


      After a Columbus man died jumping into icy waters to rescue him, the 5-year-old boy who fell through ice last week died on Sunday night.


      According to Columbus NBC-affiliate WCMH, Elijah Walker was pronounced dead around 5:15 p.m. at Nationwide Children's Hospital.


      The boy fell through the ice of a pond near an apartment complex on Lakeside South last Thursday. The boy's neighbor, 30-year-old James Jenkins, tried to save him by jumping into the water before help arrived.


      Both were pulled from the water by rescue divers and taken to area hospitals. Jenkins died later that night.



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