Man dies in Myrtle Beach motel drowning, coroner’s office says
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police and fire crews responded to a drowning Wednesday night.
Emergency crews were called around 6:31 p.m. to the Sand Dollar Motel on 6th Avenue North and Chester Street.
The owner of the motel said the victim appeared intoxicated or “under the influence of something” when he got into the pool, according to a Myrtle Beach police report.
Horry County Coroner Robert Edge said the man was taken to the hospital where he died. He added the man is from Myrtle Beach and is working to notify family members of the death before he releases his identity.
The police report states the victim was 42 years old.
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