Police: Two 15-month-old twin girls die after allegedly being left in hot car

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CARROLLTON, Ga. — Police are investigating the deaths of 15-month-old twin girls in northwest Georgia as “a hot car incident,” authorities said.

Capt. Chris Dobbs said they responded to a 911 call Thursday evening at a duplex home in Carrollton.

When police arrived, neighbors sent them to the back of the complex, where they found the twin girls in a shallow kiddie pool, and the father immersing them to try to revive them, Dobbs said. Witnesses heard lots of screaming and yelling, and called 911.

The children were transported to hospital, but did not survive, he said.

Police are interviewing the father and a car at the scene has been impounded. The mother was not in town at the time, but has since returned to Carrollton, he said.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.