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Man found dead in Long Island public pool

Posted: 1:40 AM, Jul 28, 2014
Updated: 2014-07-28 01:39:25-04

WOODBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 44-year-old man has died after being found floating face down in a public pool.

Nassau County police say it happened while the man was swimming at the main pool at Syosset Woodbury Park in Woodbury around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police say lifeguards on duty pulled the man out of the pool and performed CPR. The victim was then taken to North Shore Syosset Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The man’s name has not yet been released by police.

The investigation is continuing.