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Person found unresponsive in Lexington pool

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - One person was rushed to the hospital on Friday night after being found unresponsive by a hotel pool.

Lexington firefighters say they were called to the La Quinta Inn on Stanton Way off of Newtown Pike around 10 p.m. for a possible drowning.

Firefighters say one person was found unresponsive in the pool area. They say that person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Fayette County Coroner has identified the victim in this incident as Cassandra Schumacher.

The coroner says Schumacher died around 11:30 p.m. Friday night after being transported to UK medical center.

The cause of death is pending upon the victim's autopsy, which is scheduled for Sunday.

An investigation of the death by police is currently pending upon the results of that autopsy.


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