Man drowns in floodwaters after heart attack - FOX 13 News

Man drowns in floodwaters after heart attack

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INDIAN ROCKS BEACH (FOX 13) -

Deputies in Pinellas County say it looks like they have their first death connected with Tropical Storm Debby.

Investigators say a neighbor found Armando Perez face-down in floodwaters outside his Indian Rocks Beach home Sunday afternoon.  The neighbor tried to perform CPR, but it was too late.

According to his family, the 70-year-old had a heart condition.  Investigators believe he suffered a heart attack while standing in the ankle-deep to knee-deep water, then drowned after collapsing.

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