Meriden police investigate death at Hubbard Park pool

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MERIDEN — Police are investigating the death of a 72-year-old man who was rescued from the pool at Hubbard Park on Wednesday. 

Police responded to the pool around 3:37 p.m. and noted fire and emergency medical personnel were providing aid to the man. He was taken to MidState Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, Sgt. Michael Boothroyd said in a statement. 

The man’s identity has not been released. As of Wednesday night police do not suspect foul play but are conducting a further investigation. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. 

Police extended their condolences to the man’s family. The city has closed the pool until Monday, Aug. 8. 

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