Body Of Missing Four-Year-Old South Carolina Boy Found In Pond

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SOUTH CAROLINA (WCSC) – The body of missing four-year-old Jayden Morrison was found in a pond on Dec. 26, Horry County Coroner Robert Edge confirmed. His body was located a few days after rescue crews began their search.

The pond where police found the body is located 10 homes down from where he was staying, police say. The four-year-old was wearing the pajamas he went missing in.

His body surfaced after coming across some kind of mound underwater, police said.

Horry County Lieutenant Raul Denis said during a news conference Friday, it appeared the boy died due to drowning.

Investigators said the body was found while the water levels in the pond were lowered. A medic volunteer found the child’s body.

The four-year-old boy was reported missing at 5:30 p.m. on December 24, authorities said.

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