Woman found dead in Apollo Beach pool

APOLLO BEACH, Fla - An Apollo Beach woman was found floating face down in a home pool.

Deputies arrived at the 6500 block of Solitaire Palm Way.  The family told authorities that they found 67-year-old Gale Tucker floating face down in the home pool.  Tucker’s husband told authorities that when he woke up his wife was missing from the house and assumed she had gone for a walk.

When Tucker did not return home the family started looking for her in and around the house.  The adult son of Tucker located his mother floating in the pool face down.  She was pronounced dead at the scene

An autopsy will be performed by the medical examiner to determine the exact cause of death.  It is unknown if Tucker had a pre-existing medical condition or other health issues.

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