Backyard tragedy: Murray Bridge man drowns in swimming pool

Paramedics could not save the man, who was found unconscious on Sunday afternoon.

A Murray Bridge man has drowned in a backyard swimming pool.

Emergency services were called to a house on Bremer Road at 4.17pm on Sunday after the man was found unconscious in a pool.

Paramedics did their best, but could not revive the 61-year-old local.

There were no suspicious circumstances around the man's death.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.