Written by Adina Genn
A Rego Park woman drowned in a backyard swimming pool on Long Island, authorities said Sunday.
Suffolk County police said residents of a home at 2 Polo Street in Dix Hills were cleaning up the backyard following a party that occurred on Saturday, when, at approximately 2:40 p.m. today, they noticed a body in the deep end of the backyard pool.
Second Precinct police officers responded following a 911 call from a resident, and pulled Rajkumari Motwani’s body from the water at the home at the corner of Commack Road, police said.
Motwani, 55, who was a guest at the party, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Following a preliminary investigation, police said there does not appear to be any criminality in relation to Motwani’s death.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.