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Yuma police: 2 young brothers drown in backyard pool

July 14, 2021 GMT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Yuma police say two young brothers have drowned in a backyard swimming pool.

Police on Wednesday did not release the names of the brothers who died late Tuesday but said one was a year old and that the other was a 2-year-old.

Police said the boys were pronounced dead at a hospital after officers responding to a reported drowning found the children unresponsive and performed life-saving measures.

A police statement said the case is under investigation.