Authorities Investigating Drowning Incident

Involving small child in Anderson Co.

July 23, 2019 - 10:20 am

Authorities in Anderson County are investigating the drowning of a child in a family pool. 

The Coroner's office reported a two year old child drowned in an above ground swimming Monday night while the family was visiting relatives in Belton. 

The child was discovered in the pool around 10:30PM already in cardiac arrest and was taken to a hospital where he was pronouced dead. 

The Coroner identified the victim as Jayce Rusinque of Beaufort, SC. 

There appears to be no indication of foul play. 

An autopsy is scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.

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