Man, 2 children drown in swimming pool at Hollywood home

Police say investigate what led to drownings
Man, 2 children drown in Hollywood swimming pool, Feb. 24, 2022
Posted at 10:12 AM, Feb 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-25 14:00:37-05

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A man and two children drowned after being found unresponsive in a South Florida swimming pool, police said.

It happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. at a home on South Highland Drive in Hollywood.

Hollywood police spokeswoman Deanna Bettineschi said detectives learned that a woman discovered her husband and two children in the pool shortly before calling 911.

Bettineschi said officers arrived and immediately began CPR on the victims, who were pronounced dead at Memorial Regional Hospital.

The children were 5 and 2. Their identities haven't been released.

It wasn't immediately known what led to the drownings, but foul play was not suspected.

Bettineschi said police were investigating.