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West Lafayette police officers rescue man from bottom of pool

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — A man is expected to be okay after nearly drowning at an apartment complex pool.

According to a press release on the West Lafayette Police Department Facebook page, Office Jeff Dunscomb was completing an investigation at the Williamsburg Apartments when he was alerted to a problem at the pool.

Ofc. Dunscomb found a man at the bottom of the deep end of the pool and began to attempt to rescue the man using a rescue pole.

A few minutes later Office David Smith arrived. Ofc. Smith removed his duty gear and entered the water.

After two attempts, Ofc. Smith brough the man to the surface where he and Ofc. Dunscomb began CPR.

The man was taken to St. Elizabeth East Hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.

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3 Comments to “West Lafayette police officers rescue man from bottom of pool”

    ClanSmokeJaguar said:
    March 11, 2013 at 9:10 AM

    >Ofc. Dunscomb found a man at the bottom of the deep end of the pool and began to attempt to rescue the man using a rescue pole.

    LOL! Dunscomb was like "Damn it to hell! I'm not getting wet for this moron so I'll snag him with this pole….crap…no good…gotta get wet"

    Congrats to Dunscomb for pulling this fool up and bringing him back to life though. Despite how it was done, the guy is a hero!

    swt said:
    March 11, 2013 at 1:33 PM

    Officer smith jumped in to save him not Dunscomb

    Heavenly Pools said:
    March 12, 2013 at 2:09 AM

    @swt how do you know that? Email fox news to request an update to that.

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