An autopsy performed on an 80-year-old woman found dead in a back yard pool determined she drowned and the manner of her death was accidental, a coroner's office news release said Friday.

Bakersfield resident Kate Lee Low was found in the pool Monday in the 6000 block of Brooklawn Way, according to the news release. The street is east of Ashe Road and north of Ming Avenue.

- The Californian