An 18-year-old from LaFayette, Ala., drowned Sunday afternoon at a Travelodge in Opelika, Ala., according to a release from the police department.
The teenager — whose name wasn’t released — was a guest at the motel located at 1002 Columbus Parkway, the release said.Although police said there is no indication of foul play, there were witnesses to the incident.
Police said he was swimming in the motel pool and “for an unknown reason” began having trouble and drowned. He was pronounced dead at 5:58 p.m. after life-saving measures were unsuccessful.
The body will be sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.