HALTOM CITY, Texas - A 7-year-old girl and her 5-year-old sister died after being found unresponsive in the swimming pool of a North Texas apartment complex, police said.
Haltom City police on Saturday night responded to reports of a possible drowning.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office said Ivana Mbouna died later Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital. Her little sister, Gervina Mbouna, died Sunday. The medical examiner listed the deaths as accidental drownings.
KXAS-TV reported the mother, Mylene Siyo, said the children did not know how to swim and were supposed to be watched by a family friend in their home, two buildings away from the pool.
Police are investigating.
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