Body found in pool at Melbourne home

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Melbourne police are investigating a possible drowning after a resident was found floating in a private swimming pool, News 6 partner Florida Today reports.

Patrol officers were called to a home about 1:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of Pepperwood Road, just south of Lake Washington Road.

It was not immediately known who discovered the body but a woman was at the home when officers arrived shortly after 9-1-1 dispatchers were contacted.

Police officers were working to determine how long the person had been in the pool and were contacting detectives to conduct an investigation.

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