Twin boys are found dead in a vehicle outside a South Carolina daycare center

Twin boys are found dead in a vehicle outside a South Carolina daycare center

  • Deputies from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office were called around 5:30 p.m. to a report of two unresponsive babies and arrived to find them in a vehicle
  • EMS pronounced the boys dead at the scene, officials said:
  • The vehicle was located outside the Sunshine House Early Learning Academy, and police said it was unclear whether the center had any involvement in the deaths.
  • Richland County Coroner Said The Babies Were Twin Boys
  • They are the second and third children found dead in a vehicle in the state this year










Twin boys were found dead in a vehicle outside the South Carolina daycare center on Wednesday.

Deputies from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene around 5:30 p.m. eastern time outside the Sunshine House Early Learning Academy in Blythewood to a report of two unresponsive babies.

They arrived to find the two children in a vehicle and EMS pronounced them dead at the scene, the sheriff’s office reported.

On Wednesday evening, authorities said it was unclear whether daycare staff had any involvement in the deaths.

Twin boys were found dead in a vehicle outside a daycare center (pictured) in South Carolina on Wednesday

Police were called to the scene around 5:30 p.m. for a report of two unresponsive babies.  They were pronounced dead on the spot

Police were called to the scene around 5:30 p.m. for a report of two unresponsive babies. They were pronounced dead on the spot

Officers said the investigation is still ongoing.

The Richland County coroner told… ABC4 that the babies were twin boys.

Screams and howls were heard on the spot, the station also reported.

A cause of death was not released, but the boys were the second and third children found dead in vehicles in the state this year, the Post and courier reported.

The nursery has a capacity of 159 children and police said it was unclear whether staff there were involved in the deaths of the children.

The nursery has a capacity of 159 children and police said it was unclear whether staff there were involved in the deaths of the children.

The Sunshine home in Blythewood is part of a chain of more than 100 daycare centers in nine states

The Sunshine home in Blythewood is part of a chain of more than 100 daycare centers in nine states

In June, Jacob Mutis, 3, died in a car from heat stroke, according to the outlet.

It was around 83 degrees outside when police arrived, allowing the interior of a car to be 117 degrees in 30 minutes and 126 degrees in an hour.

The Sunshine House in Blythewood has a capacity for 159 children, the Courier reported, and is part of a chain that operates more than 100 daycare centers in nine states, serving more than 12,000 children.

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