MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Police are investigating a drowning after a 60-year-old Cape May Court House man was found dead Wednesday night in a residential pool.

At 9:18 p.m., police received a call about an unresponsive person found in a pool at a home on Stagecoach Road, police said in a news release.

Officers, as well as township rescue personnel and paramedics, attempted to revive Harry R. Velli but were unsuccessful, according to the release.

Velli was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The drowning remains under investigation.

— Molly Bilinski

Staff Writer

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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