The body of a missing 7-year-old boy was found Tuesday evening in a rural Dodge County pond, where he had been last seen swimming with friends.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received the call shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday. Crews searched the pond and the surrounding area; divers found the boy’s body in the deeper part of Naylor Pond shortly after 7:30 p.m.

An autopsy was planned.

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