Three Drown In Pool – Why?

In Pueblo, Colorado, on a hot August day two sisters, ages three and six, and their 17-year-old baby sitter drowned at a mobile home park swimming pool that had no lifeguard. We will never know exactly why this tragedy happened. There were other children in the pool at the time the sitter and her two young charges jumped into the deep end of the pool. A short time later a child was seen floating and others called for help. Attempts … Continue reading →

Boy Drowns In Abandoned Pool

In New Orleans, Louisiana, a swimming pool that had been abandoned in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina claimed the life of a 7-year-old boy. The top of the pool was covered in bright green algae, & Christopher Jacobs apparently did not realize it was water as he chased after a soccer ball. The boy was in the water for about 15 minutes before firefighters could pull him out. May 19, 2008   … Continue reading →