Man drowns when wheelchair falls into backyard swimming pool
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Officials in Florida say a 68-year-old man drowned on New Year's Eve when his wheelchair fell into a backyard swimming pool.
The Tampa Bay Times reports Terry Chambers was unresponsive when he was found in the water on Monday afternoon. His 64-year-old wife Judy Burns and 61-year-old caretaker Steve Miller were at the home at the time, but authorities say they were unable to rescue him.
The newspaper reports Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies attempted multiple life-saving efforts, but Chambers died.
Sheriff's officials said they don't consider the death to be suspicious. An investigation continues.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Family goes before EBR planning commission over flooding concerns with new development
$20 million added to lakes project to improve University Lakes
Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge helps families during baby formula shortage
Tiki Tubing owner arrested in molestation case, facing separate lawsuit for death...
State asks living man for death certificate
VIDEO: Former Tigers and Saints receiver Devery Henderson talks with Corey Rholdon...
Saints release 2022 schedule, will open season on the road at Atlanta
St. Amant baseball heading to first state semifinals since 2014
Southern slugs out sweep against UAPB
Southern wins game 1 over UAPB