Florida man died after falling from wheelchair into pool, deputies say

Florida man died after falling from wheelchair into pool, deputies say

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Deputies said a Deltona man died Sunday afternoon after he drowned in his own pool.

The Volusia Sheriff’s Office released a statement saying their deputies were called to a home on Lori Court around 5:30 p.m. after the man’s wife found her husband’s body when she came back from work.

Deputies said the woman found her husband fully clothes and face-down in their pool. She jumped in the water and pulled her husband to the entrance of the pool before calling law enforcement.

The 67-year-old man was said to have been in a wheelchair after recent strokes left him with limited mobility on his right side.

The sheriff’s office said that the wife told detectives she saw her husba...

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