Vero Lake Estates Woman Found Dead In Pond

Woman dies after falling into pond in Vero Lake Estates.
Woman dies after falling into pond in Vero Lake Estates.

VERO LAKE ESTATES, Florida – A 73-year-old woman who was found in a pond Tuesday morning in a Vero Lake Estates has died.

The woman was found face down in the water near a home in the 9400 block of 87th Steet about 10:30 a.m., according to Indian River County Sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Eric Flowers.

“It appears to be accidental,” Lt. Flowers told Sebastian Daily. Detectives believe she hit her head on some steps while feeding ducks, and then slid into the water.

The woman’s husband left the house for errands and came back finding his wife in the water.

She was pulled out of the pond and taken to Indian River Medical Center, Flowers said. The woman died just before noon.

Detectives are still investigating the scene.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers as they were coming to market in the late 1980's. Andy has owned a computer business, been a software programmer, and has worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta. He eventually returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002.
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