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Update 1:47 p.m.:
At the McCann home on Mansfield Place early Thursday afternoon, no one answered the door.
Landscapers worked outside, and the front and back yards looked immaculate and as orderly as they could be. There was no hint of the tragedy that took place the day before.
The pool in the back, visible from nearby Mansfield Avenue, was covered.
Update 12:02 p.m.:
An autopsy will be conducted for this case by the state Medical Examiner's Office in Farmington, according to Darien police.
The Medical Examiner's Office regularly performs autopsies as a standard procedure in accidental deaths.
Update 11:44 a.m., Thursday:
Darien police have identified the victim in Wednesday's death in a swimming pool as Amelia McCann, 45, of Mansfield Place.
In a statement just released, police say McCann was a fatality in an accident.
(The two-line news release is attached to this article.)
Update 2:20 p.m., Wednesday:
The Stamford Advocate is reporting that the incident took place at 2 Mansfield Place.
Update 1:33 p.m.:
The online Darien Daily Voice (formerly The Daily Darien) is reporting that the backyard pool has been in use for about a month, and the family has three children.
Update 1:27 p.m.:
The Darien News is reporting that police were called to Mansfield Place earlier this morning, where the drowning may have taken place.
A 45-year-old Darien woman apparently drowned in her backyard swimming pool Wednesday morning and was found by her husband, have announced.
The woman, whose name has not yet been released, was found submerged by her husband, who called police at 10:07 a.m.
Responding police officers performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and the woman was taken to Stamford Hospital by , where she was pronounced dead by doctors.
"The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family members," Police Capt. Frederick Komm said in a news release.