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Child drowns in Myrtle Beach hotel pool

Swimmers fill the pool and lazy river at the Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark in Myrtle Beach on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
Swimmers fill the pool and lazy river at the Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark in Myrtle Beach on Thursday, July 21, 2016. jlee@thesunnews

A child drowned in an Ocean Boulevard hotel pool on Monday night.

Emergency crews went to the Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark, 2913 S. Ocean Blvd., after 9 p.m. for the incident. The hotel is located off 29th Avenue South.

Myrtle Beach police Cpl. Thomas Vest did not know the victim’s age. Myrtle Beach Fire and Rescue also responded to the scene.

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