Palm Harbor – A Palm Harbor woman was pronounced dead Friday, July 13, after her husband found her floating face down in their pool.
According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, Barbara Reid, 83, woke up about 8 a.m., did a load of laundry, then told her husband, Joseph Reid, 83, that she was going for a swim. He found her floating in the pool about 9 a.m. He pulled her out of the water and called 911.
Deputies responded just after 10:30 a.m. Eastlake Fire Department also responded and pronounced Mrs. Reid dead at the scene. Deputies say the drowning appears to be accidental, perhaps health related.
The Medical Examiners Office will determine the cause and manner of death.