FD: 16-year-old boy drowns in Glendale pool

GLENDALE, AZ - A 16-year-old has died after he was found in a Glendale apartment complex swimming pool on Monday morning.

Glendale Fire Department said the boy, identified by his brother as Quentin Hoffman, was transported to hospital where was pronounced dead.

Officials said the boy and his two other friends were playing video games until 4:30 a.m., when they decided to take a swim at the apartment complex pool near 59th Avenue and Beardsley Road.

The victim’s friends told officials they were distracted for about 20 minutes and when they looked back at the pool they found their friend at the bottom of the pool.

After noticing the boy in the pool, the two friends performed CPR until paramedics arrived on the scene.

It is unknown how long the 16-year-old was at the bottom of the pool.

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