The boy who drowned Monday in a Hollywood pond was identified as 13-year-old Genesis Holmes, the Charleston County Coroner's Office said Tuesday.
His death was ruled accidental, Deputy Coroner Brittney Martin said.
Deputies were called after 6 p.m. to 8001 S.C. Highway 162, where Holmes had gone missing during a swim, a Charleston County Sheriff's Office incident report stated.
Another boy told the authorities that he and Holmes were swimming toward a small island in the middle of the pond around 5:45 p.m., when he lost sight of Holmes.
The other boy then swam to shore and ran to his house for help.
Sheriff's divers later found Holmes' body in the water.
Neither of the boys lived on the property, the report stated. The surviving boy lived a few houses down the road.
The landowner had warned them not to be on the parcel, and it was posted with "no trespassing" signs, according to the report.
Lt. Chris Brokaw, a sheriff's spokesman, said Tuesday that detectives were still investigating Holmes' death.
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