Lincoln County Lifeguard Who Died After Being Found Unresponsive In Pool Identified

LINCOLNTON, N.C. — Lincolnton Police are investigating after a lifeguard at the Lincoln County YMCA was found unresponsive in the pool.

Authorities say officers were responding to a call regarding a missing female employee at the Lincoln County YMCA, when the call was changed to an unresponsive female in the pool.

The victim, 21-year-old Yesenia Jimenez Linares, was transported to Carolinas Healthcare System Lincoln but was unable to be revived.

Police say they do not believe foul play was involved at this time, but have not released anymore information regarding her death.