Child drowns in pool at apartment complex in Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus confirmed a 7-year-old James Sims drowned in a pool at an apartment complex in Pascagoula Sunday evening.

The coroner says Sims was with family at the Azalea Park Apartments when it happened.

Pascagoula Police say they responded to the scene at around 7:30 p.m.

Sims was taken to Singing River Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The incident is under investigation.

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