Twin toddlers drown in pool near Fort Lauderdale

Published On: Apr 09 2014 06:48:44 AM EDT
Updated On: Apr 09 2014 07:21:12 AM EDT

Twin toddlers who were found floating in a community pool Tuesday evening have died.

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -

Officials say twin toddlers drowned in a pool at a Deerfield Beach apartment complex.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles told the Miami Herald that witnesses pulled the girls from the pool Tuesday evening.

Rescue crews began "aggressively trying to resuscitate" the toddlers. They died a short time later at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale.

No further details were immediately available.

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