PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the drowning of two children and their baby sitter (all times local):
Neighbors of two Colorado girls who drowned with their baby sitter in the swimming pool of a mobile home park say the water is usually crowded with kids in the summer.
Three-year-old Azucena (azu-SEENA) Gandarilla (gand-ah-REE-yah); her sister, 6-year-old Amaya (ah-MAH-yah) Gandarilla (gand-ah-REE-yah); and their 17-year-old baby sitter, Joo Lee, died Monday. Foul play isn't suspected.
Authorities say the sisters lived in Pueblo Grande Village mobile home park. They aren't sure where the teen lived.
Neighbor Ruth Wright says she didn't know the girls by name but that children packed the pool during the summertime. Wright says neighbors are shocked by the drownings.
Police are canvassing the park Tuesday for witnesses. A 911 call around 2:10 p.m. Monday reported the drownings, and the girls couldn't be revived.
Police say there was no lifeguard on duty when two sisters and their baby sitter drowned in the swimming pool of a Colorado mobile home park.
The Pueblo County coroner identified the victims as 3-year-old Azucena (azu-SEENA) Gandarilla (gand-ah-REE-yah); her sister, 6-year-old Amaya (ah-MAH-yah) Gandarilla (gand-ah-REE-yah); and their 17-year-old baby sitter Joo Lee.
Police say foul play is not suspected. They are interviewing possible witnesses who may have seen the drownings Monday afternoon.
Authorities say the pool reached a depth of about 8 feet.
Police are asking people at a southern Colorado mobile home park whether they saw two sisters and their baby sitter drown in a swimming pool.
Police in the city of Pueblo say that two girls, ages 3 and 5, and the 17-year-old female baby sitter drowned in a pool Monday afternoon at the Pueblo Grande Village mobile home park.
Police are investigating the drownings but say no foul play is suspected. Sgt. Eric Gonzales says police are interviewing witnesses to see if anyone saw the girls in the water and what happened.
Pueblo is about 105 miles south of Denver.