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Burlington Man Drowns In Apartment Complex Pool

8:36 AM, Jun 15, 2013   |    comments
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Burlington, NC -- Police say a 26-year-old man drowned in an apartment pool on Huffman Mill Road Friday.

The drowning, which police say appears to be an accident, happened at the Brittany Apartments in Burlington.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Catarino Vasquez Ruiz lying unresponsive next to the pool.

Investigators say witnesses and paramedics performed CPR on Ruiz at the scene, but crews had to transport him to Alamance Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

Assistant Chief Chris Verdeck says detectives interviewed several eyewitness, and police are still investigating.

If you have information on the incident, call Burlington police at 336-229-3500 or Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100.

Burlington Police

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