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6-year-old drowns at hotel pool in Morganton

A child from Waynesville drowned in Morganton on Saturday night, according to Morganton Public Safety.

The incident occurred at the Comfort Inn on Burkemont Avenue.

The 6-year-old was attending a baseball tournament at the Catawba Meadows Complex with his family, officials said.

His brother was on a team from Haywood County. They were supposed to play Sunday morning but returned home following the incident.

The boy received medical treatment but did not survive. No names have been released.

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