UPDATE: Monroe police confirm drowning at recreation center

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UPDATE: MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Monroe Police have confirmed they are investigating a drowning that happened Sunday, June 6, 2021. Police say they were called to Marbles Community Center on Renwick Street around 6:15 p.m. on Sunday.

Officers say when they arrived on scene, they found an unresponsive man in the pool. Police say the man was identified as Quinton Carter, 37, of Monroe, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to officials the initial investigation found no signs of foul play, but they are still sending Mr. Carter’s body for an autopsy.

Officers tell us the Marbles Community Center was closed at the time of the incident and their investigation is still ongoing.

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On the evening of Sunday June 6, first responders from the Monroe Police and Fire Departments responded to a possible drowning at the Lillie Marbles Recreation Center in Monroe.

Per an officer on the scene, at least one person potentially drowned in the incident, but no further information is available at this time.

Local residents in the area did note however, that the pool area has not been open for quite a while.

Officials are still investigating this case and we will keep you updated with information as it becomes available.

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