Child drowns in Myrtle Beach hotel swimming pool

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - A 7-year-old boy from New Jersey has drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Myrtle Beach.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Chris Burroughs identified the victim as Cedric Brown of Newark, N.J. It happened about 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

Burroughs said that the victim, his mom, stepfather and other relatives were in the area for a family reunion.

Burroughs said there other people in the pool, including several family members.

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