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Anaheim drowning victim identified

A Chinese exchange student who drowned in an Anaheim residential pool earlier this week has been identified.

Yuan Zhao, 16, was found in a pool in the 800 block of West North Street around 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the Orange County coroner's office. Yuan was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

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Yuan had arrived from China several weeks earlier and it is unclear if he knew how to swim. Foul play was not suspected, authorities said.

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