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Charleston County Sheriffs deputies say a boy drowned while swimming in a pond in the Hollywood area.

Deputies say they responded to 8001 Highway 162 around 6 Monday evening.  When they arrived at the scene they were told that two boys were swimming in a pond. One of those boys went underwater but didn't resurface.  The second boy who was in the pond was evaluated by EMS officials and then released back to his family.

Dive teams from Charleston County rescue were on the scene for about two hours before recovering the body of the boy.

 Family members of the boy say the boy was just 13-years-old. Deputies are still investigating this incident. The boy's identity has not been released. 

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