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.