Two Brothers Drown in Lake County Pond

Posted at 10:48 AM, Aug 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-02 11:16:34-04

generic police lightsLAKE TOWNSHIP,Mich. — According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department two brothers, seven and nine years old, drown in a self-made pond in their backyard in Lake Township.

According to the Sheriff’s Department the boys were playing in the backyard and went into the pond at some point. When the parents went looking for the children they were discovered in the pond.

Deputies and rescue crews were called to the home around 6:30 Thursday evening.

Attempts to revive the boys were unsuccessful.

Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened.