A 72-year-old Bakersfield man was found unresponsive in his swimming pool and later died, a Kern County Sheriff’s report says.

Richard Stricker was found at 8:11 a.m., Tuesday, at his residence at the 700 block of Pembroke Ave., the report said.

He was transported to Adventist Health Bakersfield, where he died at 9:14 a.m., according to the report.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

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