Man found dead in East Peoria residence swimming pool

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EAST PEORIA Ill.- An East Peoria man was found dead in an indoor swimming pool at a residence, East Peoria officials said Thursday.

East Peoria fire, police and rescue personnel were called at approximately 6:43 a.m. to 48 Country Lane. When they arrived the 46-year-old was unresponsive.

The Tazewell County Coroner confirms the man died of drowning and no foul play is suspected. His name is not yet being released.

Detective Sgt. Brian Despines told WMBD that it was not uncommon for the man to take early morning swims, and that he was not alone at the time of his death.The indoor pool is connected to the back of the home.

The East Peoria Police Department, along with ISP, are continuing to investigate the incident.

Country Lane is off Centennial Drive just east of Illinois Central College.

This story will be updated.

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