UCI doctor found dead in swimming pool in OC

ROSSMOOR, Calif.

Dr. Marianne Cinat was found on Saturday in her backyard swimming pool in Rossmoor, an unincorporated community in western Orange County.

Firefighters pronounced the 45-year-old dead shortly after she was found.

The coroner's office is investigating. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

A spokesperson for the UC Irvine Medical Center said the hospital's "community is devastated by this loss."

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