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Wife of ETX doctor found unresponsive in pool, dies at hospital

Wife of ETX doctor found unresponsive in pool, dies at hospital
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POSTED: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 12:07pm

UPDATED: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 4:31pm

A well-known East  Texas doctor's wife died after being found unresponsive in a pool Sunday evening.

According to Lufkin Police Department Sergeant Mike Shurley, Patti Gayle Fougerousse, 57, was found unconscious at the bottom of a friend's pool on St. Andrews Circle at around 6:40 p.m. She was pronounced dead at a Houston hospital Monday morning.

Shurley stated Fougerousse's body was sent for autopsy in Harris County. He also added the death does not appear to be foul play, but the cause has not yet been determined.

Lufkin detectives will remain in contact with the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office and will attend the autopsy.

Patti Fougerousse is the wife of Obstetrician Dr. Charles Fougerousse.

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