Police: Woman drowns in Paradise Valley pool

Posted at 2:37 PM, Jul 04, 2016

Police are investigating after a woman's body was found floating in a pool.

A release from the Paradise Valley Police Department said a man called 911 around noon Monday saying he found his girlfriend floating in a pool near 36th Street and Lincoln.

The man told police he hadn't heard from his girlfriend in two days, so he went to the house where she was house sitting, only to find her floating in the pool.

The woman, who police said was 78 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities were still working on notifying her family members.

The case remains under investigation by Paradise Valley police.