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8-year-old boy drowns in family's Bluffton pool

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BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say an 8-year-old boy has drowned in his family's pool in Bluffton.

Police said the boy's mother called 911 around 10 a.m. Monday after finding him floating unconscious in the pool.

Authorities say the mother did CPR until paramedics arrived. The boy was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police are investigating the incident. An autopsy has been ordered for the boy, whose name has not been released.

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