5-year-old Cleveland girl dies after swimming in South Carolina - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

5-year-old Cleveland girl dies after swimming in South Carolina pool

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

A 5-year-old girl died while swimming in a North Myrtle Beach pool, according to affiliate WMBF.

Officials say Lierra Stevenson, of Cleveland, was swimming in a pool at North Myrtle Beach Plantation in South Carolina on March 28. Rescuers pulled the young girl from the pool in an unresponsive condition. EMS attempted CPR and used an automated external defibrillator, but the child remained unresponsive.

She was taken to a local hospital in South Carolina. A coroner pronounced her dead, days later, on April 8.

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