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Woman Drowned In Public Swimming Pool Not Spotted For 2 Days

by | 19th, August 2011

THE death of Marie Joseph does not speak well of the levels of care and sanitation at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Pool in Lafayette Park, Massachusetts. She drowned there. A nine-year-old boy she had been swimming with told the lifeguard. He said he’d take a look. A mere 58 hours later, her body was discovered at the bottom of the pool.

State Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan tells media, as the  Herald News Massachusetts reports:

Still, Sullivan did not indicate that pool employees had neglected their duties. Before a pool is locked up for the night, “we undergo a procedure with each and every one of our pools,” Sullivan said. “We believe all of those were in place here.”

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