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6-week-old Chapel Hill boy drowns in SC pond

Posted July 17
Updated July 18

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— The Horry County Police Department is investigating after a Chapel Hill infant was found in a South Carolina pond Saturday night.

Authorities said that 6-week-old King Khalil Jair Alexander was found in a pond near Tanger Outlets on Highway 501 near Myrtle Beach.

He died as a result of drowning, according to the Horry County Coroner’s Office.

No further information was released.


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  • Bernadette Dan Unger Jul 18, 7:37 a.m.
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    Xix weeks old, baby can barely move under its own power......something missing here.

  • Pam Snyder Jul 18, 2:52 a.m.
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    I'm so sorry for the family's loss but something STINKS!! Will need a whole lot more information on this story.....

  • Mindi Johnson Jul 17, 10:20 p.m.
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    There has to be so much more to this story.