OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man drowned after suffering a medical episode in a pool, officials announced Wednesday.
Officials say 69-year-old Ernest Alexander suffered a medical episode while he was in the pool.
He was reportedly under water for about five minutes.
On scene of a possible drowning at 1307 N. Meridian (Heritage House). Adult male under for 5 minutes. CPR in progress.
— Oklahoma City Fire (@OKCFD) June 22, 2016
Witnesses were eventually able to get Alexander out of the water and started performing CPR until paramedics arrived on scene.
The man was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday.