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Pinellas Park Police Department
Sunday June 6th, 2010 :: 02:52 p.m. EDT


Pinellas Park PD Press Release issued in apparent drowing death of 50 year old male.

On Sunday, June 6, 2010 at approximately 1:32am, Pinellas Park Police and Fire Department Paramedics responded to 7327 59th Street in regards to a possible drowning. The victim, Paul Burnett Hasler, age 50 was located at the bottom of the swimming pool by another resident.

Upon arrival of rescue personnel, Hasler was pulled unresponsive from the pool. Hasler appeared to be in the pool for a brief period of time. Pinellas Park FD Paramedics conducted CPR on Hasler and he was transported to Northside Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 2:10am.

Alcohol may be a contributing factor to the incident. An official ruling on the cause of death will be determined by the Pinellas County Medical Examiner's Office. Autopsy and toxicology results are pending.

Next of Kin has been notified.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact Pinellas Park Police at 727-541-0758.

Investigating Officer: Officer J. Coleman
Supervisor: Sgt. M.S. Hubble

Nixle Release by Sgt. B. Unmisig

Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th St N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 727-541-0758

Brian Unmisig
Public Information Office

7327 59th St
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

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