California Daycare Pool Drowning Victims Identified as 1-Year-Old Girls as Investigation Continues

Authorities have recognized the 2 kids who died after falling into a California daycare pool on Monday as officers say a number of investigations into the incident stay ongoing.

The Santa Clara County Coroner has recognized the victims as Lillian Hanan of San Jose and Payton Cobb of Hollister, each 1, in keeping with NBC affiliate KNTV-TV, ABC affiliate KABC-TV and The Mercury Information

The 2 kids died at a hospital after they have been present in a pool on the Blissful Blissful Daycare in San Jose. A 3rd little one discovered with the pair was additionally taken to a hospital and survived.

“Officers at the moment did reply to a welfare examine and collectively responded with San Jose Hearth Division to analyze a name of a number of kids in a pool,” San Jose Police Officer Steve Aponte stated Tuesday, per KNTV-TV. “Upon arrival, we found that two of the kids have been in extreme medical misery. A 3rd one was additionally situated within the pool. All three have been transported to native hospitals.”

The San Jose Police Division and the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Workplace didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s requests for remark. 

Aponte informed KABC-TV and The Mercury Information that the decision was the “worst {that a} dad or mum can obtain” and that the division is investigating. 

The Division of Household and Youngsters’s Companies can be investigating, KABC-TV reported. A spokesperson for the Santa Clara District Lawyer’s Workplace tells PEOPLE that they’re “reviewing the case.”

It stays unclear what number of adults have been on the facility when the drownings unfolded, what number of kids have been within the pool or how they ended up within the water. 

The house daycare is situated on Fleetwood Drive within the metropolis’s Almaden neighborhood, the Division of Social Companies stated, per KABC-TV. Their license reportedly listed the pool as an “off limits” space.

The daycare didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark. 

Chuey Anima, who lives within the neighborhood, informed CW affiliate KRON-TV that the incident has spooked him and that he would not ship his personal children to the daycare.

“If that they had a pool that might be one thing I’d fear about,” he added.

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