South Carolina Coroner: 3-year-old reported missing drowned


TEGA CAY, S.C. (AP) – A South Carolina coroner says a 3-year-old boy reported missing over the weekend drowned in Lake Wylie

York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said in a news release Tuesday that 3-year-old Rino Busutti of Tega Cay drowned.

Tega Cay Police Capt. James Patterson said officers were called to the boy’s home around 7:15 p.m. Friday as Rino was reported missing.

Patterson said the boy’s mother found him about 8:30 in the water. He was taken Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he was pronounced dead.

Patterson said in a news release that his agency, the coroner’s office and the State Law Enforcement Division found no signs of negligence.

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