12-year-old boy drowns at Florida luxury resort

Posted at 9:11 AM, Apr 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-19 09:11:45-04

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida say a 12-year-old boy has drowned at an Orlando luxury resort.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a near-drowning call Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress luxury resort where the 12-year-old boy had been pulled from a swimming pool.

Witnesses were attempting to revive him.

The boy was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The sheriff's office says in a statement the boy was staying at the resort with his family from Maryland.

Detectives are conducting a death investigation, and the sheriff's office says there are no other details.

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