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Man, 92, Dies After Being Pulled From Near North Side Residential Pool

CHICAGO (STMW) -- A 92-year-old man died Sunday afternoon after he was found unresponsive in a Near North Side high-rise building pool.

Police and paramedics were called to the building in the 100 block of East Oak Street at 12:40 p.m. for the medical emergency, authorities said.

Bernard Hornung, who lived in the building, was pulled from the water and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:24 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2015. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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