3 people die after being pulled from apartment swimming pool in NC

Police were called to the complex around 3 a.m. Tuesday.

June 19, 2018, 7:31 AM

Three people died after being pulled early Tuesday morning from a pool in a North Carolina apartment complex near Duke University, authorities said.

The two males and one female have not yet been identified. Durham police were questioning a fourth person who was at the scene, according to authorities.

Police were called to the Chapel Tower apartment complex at about 3 a.m. Tuesday morning for reports of a possible drowning, city officials said.

PHOTO: Three people died after being pulled from a pool in a N.C. apartment complex near Duke University, June 18, 2018, authorities said.
Three people died after being pulled from a pool in a N.C. apartment complex near Duke University, June 18, 2018, authorities said.
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That’s where they found the three victims submerged in the water, all unresponsive. Authorities administered CPR and took the three people to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead, city officials said.

It was unclear whether the victims lived in the apartment complex and an investigation is underway. Police have not released a cause of death.

PHOTO: Authorities said, three people died after being pulled early Tuesday morning from a pool in a N.C. apartment complex near Duke University, June 18, 2018.
Authorities said, three people died after being pulled early Tuesday morning from a pool in a N.C. apartment complex near Duke University, June 18, 2018.
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