UPDATED Sept. 2: To include information on second death.
HALTOM CITY (CBSDFW.COM) — Two little girls have died after being found unresponsive in a Haltom City apartment swimming pool over the weekend.READ MORE: White House Says It Is Prepared To Give Kids The COVID Vaccine, But Are Parents?
It was just before 7:00 p.m. on Saturday when Haltom City police were called out to the Spring Lake Apartment Homes, in the 5300 block of Springlake Parkway.READ MORE: FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots From Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
When officers arrived, witnesses at the pool were performing CPR on the two girls. Both were taken to the hospital where 7-year-old Ivana Mbouna was pronounced dead.
One day later, after being hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit at Cook Children’s Medical Center, the medical examiner confirmed the death of 5-year-old Gervina Mbouna.MORE NEWS: DFW Nonprofits To Start Holiday Drives Early Due To Supply Chain Concerns
Police are investigating the drownings.