3-Year-Old Twins In S.C. Drown During Weekend Cookout

EASLEY, S.C. (AP) – A second 3-year-old South Carolina boy has died after he and his twin brother fell into a swimming pool near Easley.

Anderson County officials say Ezekiel Marcengill of Westminster died Sunday afternoon at a Greenville hospital.

Caleb Marcengill died Saturday afternoon shortly after he fell into the water.

The coroner says the boys and their family were attending a gathering Saturday near Easley. McCown says a group of children went outside to play after lunch.

Emergency personnel were called shortly before 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The coroner says he thinks the boys were in the water for 15 to 20 minutes.

The deaths have been ruled accidental drownings.