Brother, 2, and sister, 4, die after being dragged out of the pool – CBS Pittsburgh

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Two young children, a brother and sister, died after being pulled from a family pool in Ohio, authorities said.

Columbus police dispatchers said rescue workers were called into the house around 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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The Columbus Dispatch reported that a 2-year-old boy was found at the bottom of the pool and shortly afterwards his 4-year-old sister was found in the pool.

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Police said 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 was not clear how long the children were in the water. He said only the deep end of the pool had water.

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