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Manatee deputies investigating hot tub death

Manatee County authorities are investigating the death of an elderly man found unresponsive in a Lakewood Ranch hot tub Sunday afternoon.

About noon Sunday, Robert Gorsline, 68, was found unresponsive in a community hot tub in the 5600 block of Esplanade Boulevard.

A witness pulled Gorsline from the hot tub and began CPR, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Gorsline was taken to Lakewood Ranch Hospital by ambulance and was pronounced dead 20 minutes after his arrive, deputies said.

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