By NICK SLOAN, LESLIE AGUILAR
JACKSON COUNTY, Missouri (KCTV) — Authorities are investigating after two children were found dead in a residential pool.
Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forte said they were both under the age of 3.
A 1-year-old and 2-year-old were found unresponsive in a pool near Smart Road and Bob White Lane after authorities were called out to the scene at 4:12 p.m.
They were both transported to the hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
Forte called it a “death investigation.”
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker, in a tweet, said it was a “tragic outcome for our community but all avenues of investigation are being investigated.”
This is a developing story.
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