Authorities investigates drowning at Horry County hotel pool

Updated: May. 8, 2019 at 11:26 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Authorities are investigating after they said a person drowned in a hotel pool.

Horry County Fire Rescue spokesman Tony Casey said crews were called around 8:51 p.m. Wednesday to the RiverWalk Inn and Suites along Fantasy Harbor Boulevard in reference to the drowning.

The Horry County Coroner’s Office and Horry County Police Department were also called to the scene where they spent hours trying to determine what caused the person to drown. Authorities left the scene just after 11 p.m.

The identity of the person has not been released.

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