Police: Man drowns in activity pools at Water Park


FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — A man is dead after drowning at Wild Waves Theme Park on Saturday, a spokesperson with South King Fire and Rescue said.

The man, in his 30s, was in one of the activity pools, authorities said. Paramedics attempted to revive the man using CPR but were unsuccessful. The circumstances of his death are unclear, though some witnesses point fingers at the lifeguards, claiming they were slow to react.

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Other witnesses describe the scene as chaotic and say the lifeguards took time to debate about what to do. Witnesses describe the man as heavy-set.

South King Fire officials have not released any additional information and defer to Wild Wave staff for further details.