Coroner: 3-year-old boy drowns in pool near Loris

Horry County Police are investigating the death of a three-year-old boy who drowned in a pool off of Highway 548 near Loris, Saturday evening.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge has identified the three year old as Carter Myles Mincey, from Chadbourn, NC.

Edge said Mincey was at a relative's birthday party when the incident happened.

Edge said Mincey did not have any water wings on when family members retrieved him from the water.

Family members performed CPR before he was transported to the Loris hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to Edge.

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