7-year-old child drowns in Myrtle Beach resort pool

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A child drowned at the Crown Reef Resort Monday night, according to Myrtle Beach police.

Malazya Fayall, 7, of Far Rockaway, NY was found unresponsive underwater in the pool at the Crown Reef Resort on Monday evening while on vacation with family, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden.

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She was transported to Grand Strand Medical Center, but died shortly after arriving from an accidental drowning, McSpadden added.

Cpl. Thomas Vest said the incident happened sometime between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. that night.

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