Thursday, August 1st, around 6:30pm, deputies were called to a residence on Tyndell Rd. for a report of two young boys drowning in a self-made pond in their backyard.
Units from the Carrs Fire Department arrived within minutes. Family members had removed the two victims from the pond. When the accident occurred, it is believed the boys were playing in the backyard. When the parents went looking for the children, they discovered them in the pond. When all attempts to revive had failed, the two youths, 9 year-old, Jethro Troyer, and 7-year-old, Leander Troyer, were prononced dead at the scene by Lake County Medical Examiner, Dr. Paul Wagner.