Update On The Death Of Mike Thompson

Mike Thompson. Picture from thompson-ford.com

As we first reported to you on Sunday, well-known Tullahoma businessman Mike Thompson died Sunday afternoon. Thompson died in an apparent swimming accident at his home on Fairview School Road in Coffee County.
Coffee County deputies are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. According to a report by Coffee County Sheriff Dept. Sgt. Kerry Farrar, Thompson was with several family members and friends when he jumped off the diving board and into the pool. According to the report, some of the children that were present grabbed him and had no response from him. Family and friends pulled Thompson out of the pool and began CPR when they discovered Thompson was not breathing.
After his body was taken to Harton Regional Medical it was transferred to the State Medical Examiner’s office, where an autopsy is to be conducted.
Chad Partin of the sheriff’s department is investigating the apparent drowning.
Thompson was the owner of Mike Thompson Ford and Mazda in Tullahoma.