Eight-Year-Old Boy Drowns At South Charlotte Apartment Pool


by Jennifer Miller

 CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- An eight-year-old boy drowned in a pool at the Apartment complex on Chasewood Drive Saturday night.

Police say the boy was with relatives who they believe to be his cousins. The minors jumped over a fence to get to the pool that was closed for the night.

The boy got in the water and that's when he started struggling. The relatives went to a neighbor's house where police were called. 

A witness performed CPR on the boy before Medic arrived just after 8 p.m.

Medic continued the CPR and the boy was taken to CMC-Main where he died. 

The boy's name has not been released.

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