- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 7, 2014

HOLLYWOOD, S.C. (AP) - The Charleston County coroner’s office has released the name of the teen who drowned in a pond near Hollywood earlier this week.

Deputy Coroner Brittney Martin says the victim was 13-year-old Genesis Holmes. Martin says the teen’s death was an accident.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to the area around 6 p.m. Monday where Holmes and another boy had gone swimming. The other boy says he lost sight of Holmes in the middle of the pond. The other boy swam to shore and called for help.

Sheriff’s Lt. Chris Brokaw said detectives are still investigating Holmes‘ death.


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