MESA, Ariz. - Police are investigating the apparent drowning of an adult male at an apartment complex pool on the city's west side.

Police say they received a call of a possible drowning just after 5 a.m. Thursday. When officers arrived on scene, they found a person submerged at the bottom of the pool at The Courtyards apartments in Mesa.

12 News has been told that three officers went into the pool to retrieve the man. They say the man was deceased and it appears the victim had been under the water for "quite some time."

Mesa police are attempting to confirm the identity the man and notify next of kin at this time.