A 47-year-old Irving man died late Friday from drowning in a backyard pool at a residence, according to a ruling by the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.
The victim was identified as Gonzalo Jimenez, who was pronounced dead at the scene. His death was ruled an accident, according to the medical examiner’s website on Sunday.
Emergency responders were called to a residence about 11 p.m. in the 7000 block of Calender Road and discovered a man on the ground next to a backyard pool when they arrived, said Lt. Mike Joiner, Arlington Fire Department spokesman.
Emergency medical personnel determined that the man was dead, Joiner said. Witnesses told first responders that they had not seen the man for hours but removed him from the pool when they discovered him in the water, Joiner said.
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Police were notified and the body turned over to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office, Joiner said.