Man Dies After Swimming Incident in Lynchburg YMCA Pool

Richard Duffy. Courtesy: Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory

Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg man has died after a swimming incident at the Jamerson YMCA last week.

39-year-old Richard Duffy passed away Saturday, three days after an incident while he was swimming in the Y's lap pool. Emergency crews tell us that he was not breathing when they got there, but they were able to bring him back to life.

Duffy was from Chesapeake, Virginia but was working in Facilities at Liberty University. His funeral is set for Saturday in Chesapeake.

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