Wayne County wife drowns while husband leaves to get food, deputies say

Wayne County News
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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and EMS responded to a drowning at a home in La Grange Friday night.

Just before 10 p.m.officers arrived at 1961 East New Hope Road and found the woman unresponsive, lying on the deck of the pool and began CPR, deputies said.

Their efforts were unsuccessful. The woman, identified as 65-year-old Wanda Best, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The woman’s husband told officials he earlier left the home to get food and when he returned he could not find his wife inside the home.

He discovered her face down in the pool and called 911.

Officials say there were no signs of foul play.

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