A set of toddler twins drowned after falling into a swimming pool when their babysitter left them for “a few moments” to answer
A set of toddler twins drowned after falling into a swimming pool when their babysitter left them for “a few moments” to answer check who was at her front door.
Elijah “Eli” Orejuela and his sister Elyssa, were rushed to hospital last Friday after they were found in the pool in West Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, reports Sun UK.
Elyssa was pronounced dead shortly after she arrived while her brother died on Sunday.
The babysitter said after another child arrived at the home about 10am local time, she began looking around for the twins and found them in the deep end of the pool.
It was reported that the address where the tragedy took place was operating as a daycare centre.
Knox County Sheriff’s Office said: “The drowning incident at a West Knox County residence that resulted in the death of a girl Friday morning has now claimed the life of her twin brother.