Man Dies at Plainfield Town Hall Pool

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013  |  Updated 10:15 AM EDT
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Man Dies at Plainfield Town Hall Pool

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A man is dead after being pulled from a pool in Plainfield.

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A Danielson man is dead after an incident at the pool Plainfield Town Hall around 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

The Plainfield Police Department responded to a report of a drowning at the public pool and learned that Glenn Gavis, 38, of Danielson, had been swimming in the pool with his son and other family members and lifeguards found him unconscious and pulled him from the water, police said. 

Lifeguards performed CPR until medical crews arrived.

Glenn was transported to the Plainfield Backus Emergency Room, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the swimming pool remained close for a few hours while Plainfield police investigated. 

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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