Bodies of 2 brothers recovered from Arizona canal

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Posted: Jan 02, 2012 3:08 PM
Bodies of 2 brothers recovered from Arizona canal

Pinal County authorities have released the names of two brothers who drowned in an irrigation canal 30 miles south of Phoenix.

They are identified as 6-year-old Calib Ontario Love and 10-year-old Anthony Michael Love. A third brother, 10-year-old Emmanuel Stower, survived.

Authorities say 6-year-old Calib apparently fell into the canal in Maricopa Sunday afternoon and his two brothers slid down the steep embankment to save him.

The boys didn't know how to swim, but Emmanuel was able to make it out of the canal and run home to get help.

Divers found the boys' bodies Sunday evening near where they had slipped into the water. Police had originally thought they had washed several hundred yards downstream to a grate.