Woman, 70, dies after being found unresponsive in hot tub

Published On: Mar 07 2014 12:35:58 PM EST
Drowning scene
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -

A 70-year-old woman found unresponsive in a communal hot tub at an assisted living facility died at a hospital Friday morning, according to the Jacksonville Beach Police Department.

Rescuers were called to Ashford Court Assisted Living off The Greens Way after the woman was found about 10:20 a.m. in the second-floor hot tub.

Police said facility staff and rescuers performed CPR, but the woman died at Baptist Medical Center Beaches at about 11:15 a.m.

Police said they're not sure if she drowned or had a medical issue.

The woman, whose identity was not immediately released, lived at the facility, and her family is from Jacksonville Beach, police said.

The Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The facility had no comment.