Fayette County

Lancaster woman found unresponsive in Lexington hotel pool dies

A woman found unresponsive in a Lexington hotel pool died Friday night, according to the Fayette County coroner’s office. The cause of death for Cassandra Schumacher, 42, of Lancaster, is pending the completion of an autopsy at the state medical examiner’s office in Frankfort, the coroner’s office said, and police are investigating.

Rescue workers were called to the La Quinta Inn on Stanton Way about 10 p.m. Friday for a report of an unresponsive woman in the swimming pool. The woman was pronounced dead at 10:38 p.m. upon arrival at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

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