Police: N.J. Man Drowns In Swimming Pool On L.I.

CENTEREACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police are investigating the death of a New Jersey man who drowned in a swimming pool on Long Island.

Police say 35-year-old Marco Rodriguez-Bravo, of Elizabeth, was found by a family member in a pool in the backyard of a home on Carriage Lane in Centereach at about 6:30 Sunday morning.

Police say family members pulled him out of the pool and performed CPR on him until police and emergency medical technicians arrived. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police told Newsday that the victim had been at a party at the home Saturday night.

Police did not say how long the man had been in the pool.

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  • no mas

    drinking and swimming = floating body

  • Drunk Party Goer...Gone

    Women, wine and song….and a pool. That is how this cookie crumbled.

  • truth

    this story sounds fishy! it smells a lot like murder. if there was a party at his home, then there’s a lot of people… and if there’s a lot of people, there’s a lot of family members still present at the end of the party. so hmmmmmmmmmmm

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