MANATEE — A 40-year-old man drowned in a swimming pool in Lakeside Preserve in East Manatee at 5:48 p.m. Sunday in the 5100 block of 119th Trail East, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.
The victim’s wife told deputies she went to the store and returned about 20 minutes later to find her husband at the bottom of the pool. She pulled him from the pool and notified 911, according to the report.
The victim, unresponsive when found, was rushed to Manatee Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the report. An autopsy will determine cause of death.