HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A 2-year-old girl has died after being found in a pond Wednesday in the Aynor area.
According to Horry County Fire Rescue spokesperson Tony Casey, a call came in around 12:20 p.m. for a missing person on Annie’s Court.
The child was recovered from a pond and transported to Grand Strand Medical Center where she died around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, according to Horry County deputy coroner Tamara Willard.
Willard identified the victim as Elizabeth Brown. She added Brown, who was almost 3 years old, died from asphyxiation due to drowning.
The Horry County Police Department is investigating.