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Chinese Exchange Student Dies After Drowning in Anaheim Pool

A 16-year-old Chinese exchange student died after drowning in an Anaheim pool on Aug. 7, 2014. (Credit: OnScene)

A 16-year-old Chinese exchange student died after drowning in an Anaheim pool on Aug. 7, 2014. (Credit: OnScene)

A Chinese exchange student died after drowning in his host-families pool in Anaheim Wednesday night.

Reports of a drowning in the 800 block of West North Street (map) were made to officials Wednesday night, Anaheim police Sgt. Mark Lynch said.

A 16-year-old drowned in the deep-end of the pool while swimming with other people.

The teenager was transported to Anaheim Memorial Medical Center in critical condition, Lynch said.

He died soon after, reports later stated.

Further information about the incident was not immediately available.