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Sarasota deputies: 75-year-old woman found in lake drowned following medical issue

SARASOTA -- The Medical Examiner's Office determined that a 75-year-old woman who was found dead in a lake on May 21 accidentally drowned after suffering a medical issue, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

Marcia Skinner's body was found floating in the middle of a lake in the 600 block of Crane Prairie Way in Sarasota at 3:05 p.m. on May 21, according to a release. The dive team of the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office retrieved her body.

No foul play was originally suspected, and the medical examiner confirmed Wednesday that it was an accidental drowning.