Man Drowns in Hotel Pool in Monroe County

By Nick Hughes |, Laurie Monteforte |, Jayne Ann Bugda |, Eyewitness News

Published 07/23 2014 07:29PM

Updated 07/23 2014 11:40PM

Smithfield Township, Monroe County- Officials in Monroe County say a 22 year old Brooklyn man drowned in the swimming pool at the Smithfield Township Days Inn near The Marshalls Creek. 

It happened just before 4 pm on Wednesday.

According to Monroe County Coroner Bob Allen, 22 year old Cavin Blount of Brooklyn, NY was in the pool when swimmers noticed he wasn't breathing.

Blount was at the hotel on vacation with his parents.

According to the coroner the cause of death appears to be accidental drowning.

A forensic analysis will be performed Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital.
State Police in Swiftwater are investigating.

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