Hartford police investigate death at gym

Hartford police at "The Fitness Edge" where a woman was found unconscious in the pool. She was later pronounced dead.

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Hartford police are investigating a drowning that occurred at a gym this afternoon.

It happened at a gym in the downtown area called “The Fitness Edge” which is located in the State House Plaza.

Police say the victim was a 61-year-old woman. She was found unconscious in the pool around 4:30 p.m. She was taken to Hartford Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The State’s Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy to determine an official cause of death Wednesday.



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