Titusville police investigate after woman drowns in pond

Witnesses said woman had been seen ‘highly intoxicated’ prior to drowning, records show

TITSUVILLE, Fla. – Titusville police are working to learn more about what led up to a woman drowning in a pond Wednesday.

Officers were called to a retention pond near the entrance of Sand Point Park and North Washington Avenue around 1:30 p.m. after someone spotted a body floating in the water.

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Investigators have not said how the woman ended up in the water. Several witnesses told officers the woman had been seen in the park recently and appeared “highly intoxicated,” according to a news release.

Police have not given the woman’s name or age.

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Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and ClickOrlando.com. He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.