New Jersey child drowns in Myrtle Beach

August 27, 2012 6:45:18 AM PDT
A 7-year-old boy from New Jersey has drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Myrtle Beach.

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports that 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 were other people in the pool, including several family members.