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Teen Brothers Drown In Washington Lake

SPANAWAY, Wash. (AP) – Two teenage brothers drowned in Spanaway Lake.

That’s according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

The names of the boys, ages 14 and 15, weren’t released.

At 3:40 p.m. Sunday one of the brothers slipped off a flotation device and went underwater.

When he didn’t resurface, the other brother dove in to look for him, but he didn’t come back up.

A sheriff’s dive team arrived and pulled one of the teens out of the water.

They found the second brother near the bottom of the lake.

Both boys were taken to a Tacoma hospital where they were pronounced dead.



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