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Ohio Battalion Chief Haunted He Couldn't Save Boy

John Vingle jumped into the ice-choked water and tried to swim to the boy


 
 

Jim Woods, The Columbus Dispatch | | Monday, February 11, 2013


COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A 5-year-old boy died yesterday, three days after being pulled from an icy pond, and a Columbus fire battalion chief remains haunted by the knowledge that he was only 20 feet from rescuing him.

Elijah T. Walker was pronounced dead at 5:15 p.m. at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus police said.

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