Manatee deputies investigate death in Bayshore Gardens pool

July 29, 2013 

MANATEE -- Deputies are investigating the death of a 74-year-old man found face down in the pool at Bayshore Gardens Recreation Center, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

"It's believed the man suffered some sort of medical condition while swimming," a report states.

Deputies responded about 9 a.m. to the recreation center, 6919 26th St. W.

The man, identified as Howard M. Mclean, was discovered face down in the water. Despite rescue efforts, Mclean was pronounced dead a few minutes later, the sheriff's office said.

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