Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Young Sisters, Babysitter Drown In Swimming Pool

Two young sisters and their teenage babysitter have drowned in the swimming pool of a Colorado mobile home park, according to police.

The tragedy unfolded Monday afternoon in the Pueblo Grande Village in Pueblo, Colorado.

Authorities said officers responded to a call about a drowning shortly after 2 p.m. local time and located three victims — sisters aged two and five along with a 17-year-old sitter.

"Despite CPR efforts by officers and others in an attempt to revive the victims, the three were later pronounced dead," the Pueblo Police Department said in a statement.