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Columbus Co. boy drowns in SC swimming pool

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Police are investigating after a three-year-old boy from Columbus County drowned on Saturday afternoon.

According to WMBF News, Horry County Coroner Robert Edge confirmed that Carter Myles Mincey, 3, of Chadbourn, NC drowned in a pool in Loris around 3:30 p.m.

Coroner Edge said that Mincey was found in the pool by family members who performed CPR before he was taken to a nearby hospital.

Mincey was not wearing floaties or anything to support him in the water, Edge continued.

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