LITTLE RIVER, SC (WMBF) – A man from Canada drowned in a pond behind a bar in Little River Saturday morning, officials confirmed.
HCFR crews responded to Mulligan's Sports Bar and Restaurant, located at 1359 Highway 17, at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Chief VanAernem said.
Horry County Coroner Robert Edge confirmed the victim 63-year-old Michel Melanson. At this time, foul play is not suspected, Coroner Edge said. The cause-of-death is drowning.
Edge said Melanson and some friends had been staying in town for several months at Cypress Bay Golf Club.