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West Knox Drowning Incident

Friday, 20 July 2018

The Major Crimes Unit of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning incident at a West Knox County private residence.  The two children involved are a twin boy and girl, almost 2 years old.  They were staying with a babysitter at 8836 Fox Lonas Road.   She said she began looking for the twins after the arrival of another child around 10 a.m. and found them in the deep end of the swimming pool.  They were rushed by ambulance to Children’s Hospital where the girl died and the boy is on life support.  More details will be released as the investigation continues.  DCS is also investigating.



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