Bluffton police investigating drowning death of boy, 8

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Police are investigating the drowning death of an 8-year-old boy.

According to police, the boy was found floating unconscious in the family pool behind their Augustine Road home. Police say the boy's mother pulled him out of the pool, called 911, and performed CPR.

When officers got to the home, they took over the life-saving measures until a fire and rescue team arrived.

The boy was taken to Coastal Carolina Hospital where he died.

Police are investigating the incident.