An elderly woman is dead after she was found face-down in the pool of a North York home on Sunday evening.

Toronto police Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook says officers were called to a home in the Beechwood and Fenn avenues area, west of York Mills Road and Bayview Avenue, at about 6 p.m. for a report of a woman face-down in a pool.

Paramedics said they arrived to find the woman, aged in her 70s, without vital signs.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

She was not identified by authorities.