Two toddlers were found unresponsive in the backyard of a Melville home and were taken to a hospital in critical condition, a fire official said on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The Melville Fire Department’s Assistant Chief David Kaplan said one of the toddlers was found in a swimming pool and one was found nearby on the ground.
Twin 3-year-old boys died after a drowning accident at a Melville home Wednesday morning, officials said.
“The hospital worked feverishly for a different outcome but it was not to be today,” Andrea Mineo, a spokeswoman for Plainview Hospital said shortly before noon.
Homicide Squad Det. Lt. Kevin Beyrer confirmed the boys’ death.
Assistant Chief David Kaplan of the Melville Fire…
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