Two young boys drown in NW Ind. pond

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

HOBART, Ind. (AP) — The Lake County coroner’s office reports two young brothers drowned in a pond in northwest Indiana.

A news release from Coroner Merrilee Frey says 8-year-old Terrion Smith and 9-year-old Donel Smith were pronounced dead at St. Mary Medical Center Saturday night after being pulled from the pond in their hometown of Hobart. Terrion was pronounced dead at 8:49 p.m. Central time and Donel was pronounced dead 14 minutes later.

The drownings are being investigated.

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