COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two young children, a brother and sister, died after they were pulled from a family pool in Ohio, authorities said.
Columbus police dispatchers said emergency responders were called to the home at about 8:30 p.m. Friday.READ MORE: Butler County Planning Walk And Candlelight Vigil To Remember Caitlyn Kaufman
The Columbus Dispatch reported that a 2-year-old boy was found at the bottom of the pool and his 4-year-old sister was found in the pool shortly afterward.READ MORE: 'There's A Literal Bear In Our Backyard:' Black Bear Spotted Roaming Penn Borough Neighborhood
Police say one child was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the other to Mount Carmel East hospital, both in critical condition. Both were later pronounced dead.
Lt. Dan Hargus said it wasn’t clear how long the children were in the water. He said only the deep end of the pool had water.MORE NEWS: New Push In Pennsylvania Seeks To Give Frontline Workers A Boost In Hourly Pay
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