Woman found dead in pool at her Towanda home

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Authorities say a 41-year-old woman was found dead in a pool at her Towanda home on Thursday.

Emergency crews were called just after 10 a.m. Thursday to the report of a drowning in the 500 block of East High Street. They arrived on scene and pronounced the woman dead. 

The Butler County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the victim was dressed in a swimming suit and was initially discovered floating in the pool by someone who lives at the home. Her name was not released.

An autopsy has been ordered, but the sheriff's office said foul play is not suspected.

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