2-year-old boy died after falling into pool, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office says

The 2-year-old who died Sunday in Dorchester County fell into a swimming pool at a birthday party, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Brice Hoit Cutter, 2, of Ebinezer Road in Bowman died at 6:39 p.m. at Colleton Medical Center, Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said. The death was ruled an accidental drowning, he said.

Deputies were called to a house on Cutter Lane in St. George around 6 p.m., according to the incident report. A witness told deputies they were having a birthday party and she saw the boy filling up a squirt gun from the pool and spraying the trees. Then she said she heard the boy’s grandmother yell and scoop him out of the pool.

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