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For Immediate Release:
October 14, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Javier Baez

Topic: Drowning
Case #: PD131014378732
Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/13/2013 at approx. 4:45 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: Cruise ship
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Qwentyn Hunter, (/M)
Deceased DOB: 06/03/2007
Deceased Age: 6
Deceased Address: 843 Lost Grove Circle
  Winter Garden, FL , 


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau, is investigating a drowning that occurred on the cruise ship's pool while at sea.  According to investigators, the victim was inside the pool with his ten year old brother when he was observed submerged under water.  Passengers immediately pulled the boy from the water and initiated resuscitative efforts; however, they were unsuccessful and was pronounced deceased.  At this time, the incident appears to be accidental and foul play is not suspected. 

The investigation continues.



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