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Authorities: 2 toddlers in separate Memorial Day weekend pool incidents have died

A pair of toddlers who were found unresponsive in swimming pools during separate Memorial Day weekend incidents near Katy have died, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The first girl, 2, was found in a family pool in the 4900 block of Windcross Court around 5:40 p.m. on Monday. The child and her friend went into the pool unattended as their mothers were inside getting their towels, Harris County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Kim Fonville said at the home.

The second girl, also 2, was found unconscious in a family pool in the 3500 block of Paintbrush Dawn Court around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. The adults “lost sight” of the child before finding her unconscious in a hot tub, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said

In a news release, HCSO stated, “With summer activities beginning in a few short days, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office urging parents to be aware of their children during outdoor water recreation.”

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