Babysitter and two sisters, 3 and 5, drown in swimming pool accident

Peublo City Police Department. © Google Maps
Peublo City Police Department. © Google Maps

Two sisters and their 17-year-old female baby sitter drowned in a swimming pool in Colorado yesterday.

Police responded to a drowning call yesterday afternnon and “upon arrival, officers located three individuals who appeared to have drowned in a swimming pool,” police said in a statement yesterday.

Officers and others unsuccessfully attempted CPR to try and revive the victims, reported the Pueblo Chieftan.

"I think it's just a horrible tragedy," Capt. Joe Garcia said.

“There are some things that, you know, it’s typical when something like this happens that you have to look into but it just points to a horrible tragedy.”

No further details were available and the investigation is ongoing.

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