Man drowns in pool at Burlington apartment complex


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BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington police said a 26-year-old man is dead after drowning at a pool at his apartment on Friday.

Police said Catarino Vasquez Ruiz was found unresponsive beside a pool at Brittany Apartments at 706 Huffman Mill Road.

Authorities said Ruiz was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to Alamance Regional Medical Center.

Police said witnesses and emergency responders performed CPR on Ruiz.

Burlington police said the investigation is ongoing, but the drowning appears to be accidental.

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