Girl, 8, one of three found dead at NJ pool after drowning, police say

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Three bodies were found at an East Brunswick pool on Monday, June 22, 2020. (AIR11)

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Three people were found dead in an East Brunswick pool on Monday after a drowning, officials said.

The youngest victim was an 8-year-old girl, a police lieutenant said. Her 32-year-old mother’s body was also found in the above ground pool at the Clearview Road home near Stephens Drive.

Police said a 62-year-old man’s body was found. His exact relationship to the other victims is not year clear, but he is believed to be a family member.

Officers rushed to the home after a 911 call around 4:15 p.m. A neighbor heard screaming.

Police believe the mother was inside the pool screaming for help.

All three victims were pronounced deceased in the backyard.

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