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      Two toddlers drown in a family pond in Gratiot County

      The Gratiot County Sheriff's Department is investigating the drowning of two 3-year-old boys Thursday morning.

      According to authorities, deputies were called to a home in Hamilton Township just after 10:30 a.m. for a report of the missing toddlers.

      Deputies searched the area around the home and found the two little boys in a family pond behind the home.

      The Gratiot County Dive team was called to remove the boys from the water.

      Both of the 3-year-olds were pronounced dead at the scene.

      The investigation is ongoing pending the autopsy of the boys.