Twin Toddlers Drown in Their Backyard

by Newser

Newser— Firefighters responded to an unimaginable scene Thursday morning at an Oklahoma City home: A mother had pulled her 18-month-old twins, a boy...

NBC News—Oklahoma toddler twins drown in backyard pool after grandmother leaves door open, officials say. The mother of the 18-month-olds said she was homeschooling an older child while the younger children were playing in the living room, Oklahoma City authorities said.

TheBlaze—Twin toddlers drown in backyard pool after great-grandmother with Alzheimer's reportedly leaves door open. Twin toddlers drowned in their backyard swimming pool Thursday after their great-grandmother, who has Alzheimer's, reportedly left a back door open, the Daily Mail and other outlets reported."We received a 911 call about 9:44 this morning, and upon arrival, one of the parents had actually gotten the juveniles out of the pool," Oklahoma City Fire Department Battalion Chief Greg Merrell told KOCO Thursday.OKCFD said the siblings, a boy and a girl, were 18 months old.The twins were reportedly...—Twin toddlers drown in Oklahoma City swimming pool. Two 18-month-old children are dead after drowning in a backyard swimming pool at a home in Oklahoma City.