For Immediate Release - July 17, 2010

Twin Toddlers Drown in Lynnfield

Twin sisters drowned in a tragic accident at their home at 5 Stagecoach Road in Lynnfield this morning.

At 10:20 am, Lynnfield Police responded to a 911 requesting assistance because two children had fallen into the pool.

Upon arrival, Lynnfield firefighters administered CPR on the victims. They were transported to Union Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

The victims, Veronica and Angelina Andreottola were 2 and a half years old. Their mother, Crystal Andreottola, was home at the time of the incident. Their father Anthony was not at home.

At this time the matter remains under investigation however no foul play is suspected.