6-Year Old Dies on Board Carnival Cruise Ship

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Very sad news today out of Florida:

A six-year old boy passed away after drowning in a crowded swimming pool aboard a Carnival Cruise ship.

Carnival Cruise Line

Detective Javier Baez of the Miami-Dade Police Department told reporters that the incident took place when the child was playing with his older brother, as the unidentified victim was "found at the bottom of the pool."

Attempts to administer CPR were unfortunately not successful.

Authorities are talking to witnesses and speaking today with the boy's family, which hails from Winter Garden.

This tragedy comes nearly two years after 32 people died in a Carnival Cruise ship sinking off the Italian coast in early 2012.

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