Officials: Pennsylvania woman drowns in Siesta Key

SIESTA KEY, Fla. (WFLA) — The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning death in Siesta Key.

They say a woman drowned near the 7100 block of Point Rocks Circle. It happened on Wednesday at 2 pm.

She was identified on Thursday morning as Aimee Sue Hoover, 44, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Beachgoers found Hoover floating face down in the water. She was unresponsive.

Lifeguards with Sarasota County Emergency Services tried to revive her, but their attempts were unsuccessful.

Deputies say Hoover was snorkeling with her husband in the Point of Rocks area when she drowned.

The couple was on vacation from Pittsburgh.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.


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