(WHIO-TV) A mother and son pulled from an icy pond this afternoon both died of their injuries.
The boy, 3-year-old Noah Bickford, was transferred by CareFlight from Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney to Dayton Children’s Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. His mother, 39-year-old Maurissa Bickford, was pronounced dead earlier this afternoon at Wilson Memorial Hospital, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.
Maurissa Bickford is believed to have gone into the pond to rescue her son. She was able to pull him out of the water and atop the ice, but apparently wasn’t able to get out.
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