Young boy drowns in swimming pool

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say an 8-year-old boy from Gaston, North Carolina has drowned in a pool at a Myrtle Beach hotel.

Investigators said Jaylen Stephens died at a hospital Friday morning about an hour after paramedics were called to the Monterey Bay Suites where his family was vacationing.

Police say the boy was found unresponsive in the pool and someone performed CPR until help could arrive.