Boy pulled from pool at Disney's Pop Century Resort dies - FOX 35 News Orlando

Boy pulled from pool at Disney's Pop Century Resort dies

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida (AP) - A 13-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a Disney resort swimming pool during the weekend, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.

Officials say Anthony Johnson died Tuesday at an Orlando hospital. He had been swimming with his family Sunday evening at Disney's Pop Century Resort. The family lost sight of him, and a cousin spotted him at the bottom of the pool after several minutes.

Deputies report that the boy's father performed CPR until paramedics arrived. He was taken to an Orlando-area hospital, where he died.

The family was visiting from Missouri.

In a statement, Disney officials said they're saddened by the child's death and have reached out to his family to offer "care and assistance."

The incident in under investigation.

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