Woman pulled from water in Round Lake Beach dies

Updated 7/15/2019 5:10 PM

The woman who was pulled from the water at Lake Front Park in Round Lake Beach on Saturday has died, authorities said.

Round Lake Beach police said the woman, whom they did not identify, died Sunday morning, according to a news release Monday.

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Police initially said she was 76 years old but on Monday confirmed she actually was 66.

Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper said his office will release the preliminary results of Monday's autopsy and the victim's name on Tuesday.

The woman was from Mexico and was here visiting relatives in Wheeling and Round Lake Beach, according to Round Lake Beach police.

The woman was rushed to Advocate Condell Hospital in Libertyville Saturday afternoon after she was pulled from the water by a lifeguard and another swimmer. The woman had been at the beach area of the park with family members.

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