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14-218 Deputies Respond To Drowning At Residential Pool In Unincorporated Clearwater

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau

Rodney Williamson (Drowning Victim)
DOB: 1/26/1946
Address: 2900 Cove Cay Drive, #1C, Clearwater

What:
Deputies responded to a drowning at a residential pool in unincorporated Clearwater after a man was found unresponsive in the water. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

When:
Deputies responded to the incident at approximately 11:07 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Where:
Deputies responded to 3400 Cove Kay Drive in unincorporated Clearwater.

Why/How:
Deputies are investigating a drowning at a residential pool in unincorporated Clearwater after a man was found unresponsive in the water.

According to deputies, 68-year-old Rodney Williamson was swimming in the residential pool within the Cove Cay condo complex at approximately 10:55 p.m. A neighbor located Williamson in the water unresponsive, pulled him from the water with the assistance of a security guard and called 9-1-1.

Deputies responded and Williamson was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Pinellas County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.

The investigation continues.

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