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Man apparently drowns in Fire Island swimming pool

July 5, 2019

FIRE ISLAND PINES, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a man has apparently drowned in the swimming pool of a Fire Island restaurant.

Suffolk County police say a 911 caller reported an unconscious man in the swimming pool of the Canteen at Fire Island Pines at about 7 p.m. Thursday.

Thirty-two-year-old Carlos Medina, of Manhattan, was unconscious and unresponsive. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death. Police say the death does not appear to be criminal.

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