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Police investigate Bluffton drowning


The Bluffton Police Department responded to a report of an 8-year-old child found floating unconscious in a family pool Monday morning.

The incident happened around 10 a.m.

The child's mother pulled the child out of the pool and called 911 and began CPR.

Officers arrived in scene and took over performing CPR until fire and rescue arrived.

The victim was transported to Coastal Carolina hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Investigators with the Bluffton Police Department are investigating. The department's Victim Advocate and Chaplin's are also on scene assisting family members.

The cause of the drowning is still under investigation at this time.

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