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Medical examiner: Off-duty Va. officer drowned

Friday - 4/13/2012, 4:49pm  ET

DISPUTANTA, Va. - The medical examiner says an off-duty Prince George County police officer who was pulled from a swimming pool at her home died as the result of a drowning.

Virginia State Police Sgt. Thomas Molnar released the medical examiner's findings on Friday, the same day a funeral was held for 46-year-old Shelly Crowder.

Authorities say Crowder's husband called 911 Monday night and was performing CPR on her near a pool at the couple's residence when emergency workers arrived. She was taken to a local hospital, where she later died.

Molnar says there was about 6 feet of water in the pool.


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