2-year-old Louisiana boy drowns at pool while vacationing on the Coast

A 2-year-old boy from Louisiana drowned while on vacation with his family at Margaritaville Resort in Biloxi over the weekend.

Biloxi Police say the incident happened about 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the pool.

News 25 reached out to Margaritaville to find out if a lifeguard was on duty at the time.

A resort spokesman said there are no lifeguards on duty, only pool attendants. But there are signs posted around the pool area to make sure guests know that.

Margaritaville also issued a statement, saying, “The entire Margaritaville family is deeply saddened by this tragic accdent. We are heartbroken and our prayers are with the family through this difficult time.”

Per police, the Harrison County Coroner’s Office is not releasing the toddler’s name.

 

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