31-Year-Old Olympic Runner Found Mysteriously Dead In Swimming Pool

The circumstances surrounding the death remain unknown.

By Eric Shorey

Olympic runner David Torrence was found dead in a swimming pool in Scottsdale, Arizona on Monday, according to AZ Central.

Torrence had left his home in Malibu to train in Arizona. He was pronounced dead on the scene at the Center Court Condominiums.

"Firefighters removed the male subject from the pool and he was pronounced deceased," according to Sgt. Ben Hoster of the Scottsdale Police Department. "Detectives learned that there were no obvious signs of foul play."

It was not clear how long Torrence had been in the pool.

The notable athlete had previously competed for the United States Olympic team, but switched to Peru's team for the 2016 Rio Olympics. As a representative of Peru, Torrence set records in the mile run and the 1,500-meter race, according to the Malibu Times.

Friends and sports periodicals mourned Torrence on social media:

More information about the death was not available as of Tuesday afternoon. The situation is currently being investigated.

[Photo: Twitter @crossprob]

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