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City of Decatur identifies man who died while swimming at Glenlake Pool

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City of Decatur identifies man who died while swimming at Glenlake Pool

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The city of Decatur and the Decatur Police Department have released new information about a man who died while swimming at Glenlake Pool on May 28.

A city spokesperson identified the man as 58-year-old Bryan Perry Lingerfelt of College Park, Ga. She had no new information and said the city is waiting on the Medical  Examiner’s report. The cause of death is still unclear.

Previously, the spokesperson said, ““On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at approximately 1:15 p.m., Decatur Police and Decatur Fire and Rescue responded to an unresponsive male at Glenlake Pool. A lifeguard reported that the male was observed swimming and then in distress. The male was pulled from the pool and CPR was administered. The man was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced deceased. The identity of the male is not being released pending notification of the family.”

A report from the Decatur Police Department provides some additional details saying the victim, “Passed out in the pool.”

The report says, “On 05/28/2019 at approximately 1317 hours, I, Officer Hellstrom, arrived to 1121 Church Street, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia (Glenlake Park) in reference to a medical call. Decatur Dispatch advised CPR was being administered to someone who passed out in the pool. Upon arrival, I observed Decatur Rescue and AMR on scene performing CPR to a male, visibly wet and wearing only jeans, on the east side (deep end) of the pool.

“A second AMR unit quickly arrived to the scene. All medical personnel were attempting to revive the victim, identified as Bryan Perry Lingerfelt. AMR continued to perform CPR during my entire time at the scene, and while they loaded [Lingerfelt] into theambulance. [He] was transported to Emory Decatur Hospital. On 05/28/2019 at approximately 1420 hours, I was notified by Decatur Dispatch that [Lingerfelt] was pronounced deceased at Emory Decatur Hospital.”

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