SAN JOSE — Two children were pronounced dead and another was injured after they fell into a swimming pool at a residential daycare center in San Jose’s Almaden neighborhood Monday morning, according to authorities.
Police confirmed Monday morning that officers had assisted rescuers from San Jose fire with a welfare check on the 1000 block of Fleetwood Drive at 9:05 a.m. After officers were notified that minors had fallen into a swimming pool, medical personnel transported three children to a hospital in critical condition.
Two of the children were pronounced dead at a hospital, police said. The third child was expected to survive.
Police said officers would remain at the scene for a significant amount of time to investigate the incident. The department’s homicide unit will investigate alongside the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, which is county protocol for child deaths.
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No additional details were immediately made available.
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