Toddlers pulled from pool have died - FOX 13 News

Toddlers pulled from pool have died

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LAKELAND (FOX 13) -

Two toddlers have died after being found in their grandparents' swimming pool in central Florida.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports the boys were missing for about 10 to 15 minutes before family members realized they were gone Friday evening.

Sheriff Grady Judd said the children's relatives began frantically searching for the pair and found them floating face down. The boys are cousins and are ages 2 and 18 months.

Judd said the pool had a fence around it but that it appears the gate was open.

The Lakeland Ledger reports neighbors watched as deputies entered and left the two-story home. At one point a small child was carried out of the house and handed to family members.

Judd called the incident a "tragic, tragic accident."

The investigation is ongoing.

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