What: According to deputies, Ms. Dresser was observed to be floating and paddling in shallow water just after 11:00 a.m., Sunday, April 29, 2012. She was at the beach with some friends. Suddenly, the lifeguard saw her floating face down and ran to investigate – and found Dresser unresponsive. CPR was initiated.
Where: The drowning occurred in the water off the North Beach picnic area of Ft. Desoto Park.
When: The drowning occurred just after 11:00 a.m., Sunday, April 29, 2012.
Paramedics responded and Ms. Dresser was transported to Bayfront Medical Center where she later died.
The Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.
At this point, deputies say there is no evidence of foul play.
The investigation continues.