Man drowns in Burlington pool
Posted June 15, 2013
Burlington, N.C. — A man died Friday after swimming at the Brittany Apartments pool in Burlington, police said.
Burlington police, fire and Alamance County EMS responded to 706 Huffman Mill Road to a report of a drowning. When officials arrived they discovered 26-year-old Catarina Vasquez Ruiz unresponsive beside the pool.
CPR was being performed by witnesses and the victim was taken to a nearby hospital. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.
Police have interviewed several eyewitnesses and believe this incident was an accidental drowning.