An update from Police Captain Dave Baer.
Marco Island Police and Fire Rescue Departments were dispatched to the South Beach access area at 2:40pm for a medical call.
 
Patrol and marine officers arrived on scene at 2:45pm and found a possible drowning. Bystanders had assisted the husband of a 68-year-old female in his efforts to pull her from the water. Police officers began CPR and she was transported to Physical Regional Hospital by Fire/Rescue/EMS where she pronounced deceased.
 
Name is not being released at this time until out of state next of kin has been notified. The decedent was a part-time resident of Ohio & Florida.

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