8-year Old Girl, Mom And Grandfather Drown In Home Pool

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Three family members drowned in a new pool after a child got into difficulty and the adults couldn't swim.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

An eight-year-old girl, her 33-year-old mom, and 62-year-old grandfather, all drowned in the swimming pool of a New Jersey home on Monday afternoon.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed the three family members drowned in the pool at 43 Clearview Road,.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Neighbor Vishal Makin told News 12 that the family had recently gotten their new pool serviced as they moved into the home not long ago.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

“We were so excited for them, it's the right weather…such a bad sad day,” Makin said.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The young girl - identified by neighbors as Sacchi - had struggled to swim after jumping into the above-ground pool of the family's home in East Brunswick, sources told NBC New York.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

A source told the news outlet that the child jumped into the six- or seven-foot deep section of the backyard pool of their newly purchased home.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Her aunt then called for help, prompting the grandfather to jump in, but he had difficulty because he didn't know how to swim, according to the source.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The girl's mom, who also didn't know how to swim, tried to save her daughter.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The aunt had been trying to get outside help, but later was able to reach the girl - who had already drowned.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The gruesome discovery of all three bodies were found after a 911 call was received around 4.18pm from a neighbor reporting a possible fall victim after they heard screams.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

However, when emergency responders arrived, they found the three victims submerged in the water in an oval-shaped pool.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The home, which the family reportedly moved in to around one month ago, was surrounded by police, ambulances, and neighbors late into Monday evening.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Public records reveal the home was bought for $451,000 two months ago.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

An electrician also showed up at the scene, which raised questions that the three family members were possibly electrocuted.



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