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Visitor from China Drowns in Waikoloa

July 22, 2015, 4:26 PM HST
* Updated July 22, 4:27 PM
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Nearly four hours after a man died of an electrical shock at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, another man died of an apparent drowning, according to the Hawai’i Police Department.

HPD reports that a 44-year-old man from China drowned at in Waikoloa after 12 p.m. Wednesday.

Officer responded to a 12:36 p.m. call of a possible drowning at the resort, where they found an unconscious man on the shore with medics who were attempting cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

The man, identified as 44-year-old Cong Guo of Shanghai, China, was unable to be revived.

Resort officials have confirmed that the man died while swimming in water in part of the resort’s Lagoon complex.

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Guo was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:30 p.m.

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HPD has ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of Guo’s death.

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