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Elderly Man Found Unresponsive In Darien Pool

Darien Police pulled an elderly man from a pool on Monday were he was found floating in six feet of water. He is currently in critical condition at a local hospital.
Darien Police pulled an elderly man from a pool on Monday were he was found floating in six feet of water. He is currently in critical condition at a local hospital. Photo Credit: Daily Voice File photo

DARIEN, Conn. — An elderly man found floating underwater in a pool at a Darien home on Monday remains in critical condition at a local hospital, police said.

Officers responded to the Meadowbrook Road home around 4:30 p.m. after receiving a call about an unresponsive elderly male at the bottom of a pool, according to police.

Upon arrival, officers immediately entered the pool and removed the man from 6 feet of water. It is unknown how long he was submerged, however, he was not breathing and had no pulse, police said.

Officers began CPR for several minutes until Darien EMS arrived, police said. The man was transported to Norwalk Hospital, where he remained in critical condition Tuesday, police said.

The name of the victim was being withheld by police.

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