NJ Boy, 7, Drowns in Myrtle Beach Hotel Swimming Pool

The boy and his family was in Myrtle Beach for a reunion

Monday, Aug 27, 2012  |  Updated 9:32 AM EDT
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NJ Boy, 7, Drowns in S.C. Hotel Swimming Pool

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A 7-year-old New Jersey boy drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Myrtle Beach, authorities say.   

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports
that Horry County Deputy Coroner Chris Burroughs identified the victim as Cedric Brown of Newark.

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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