ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA) -- Police have identified the man who was found dead in a backyard pool Sunday afternoon.
Police and fire crews responded to a call about a drowning at the 7000 block of Needwood Drive in Derwood at approximately 3:15 p.m. Sunday. According to police, 59-year-old Mojtaba Tehrani Kia had been performing yard work in his backyard when a family member inside the house decided to look out a window and saw Kia "lifeless" in the pool.
When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they immediately pulled Kia out of the water. He taken to the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital but was later declared deceased.
Police say that Kia was wearing swim trunks, and his sandals and a towel were found next to the pool.
There is no suspicion of foul play at this time, say police.
The Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause of death in this case.