The 2 teenage brothers who drowned in a college pool in New Jersey have been recognized by native officers.
Jack Jiang, 16, who attended Bayonne Excessive College, and 19-year-old Chu Ming Zheng, a latest graduate, have been swimming within the deep finish of a pool on the Lincoln Neighborhood College throughout public swimming hours when lifeguards seen they have been in misery round 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, WABC reported
Lifeguards pulled the brothers out of the water and referred to as 911. First responders tried to revive the pair earlier than they have been taken Bayonne Medical Heart and pronounced lifeless.
“Our hearts and prayers exit to the household and to all of our group,” Bayonne Superintendent John Niesz advised WABC.
The district mentioned counselors can be out there to college students and workers.
A number of unbiased investigations into the drownings are ongoing.Google Maps
The pool, which is in a main faculty, is open to the general public throughout night time hours.
“It shouldn’t occur,” neighbor Luann Beatrice advised WACB. “It’s not like they have been 2 and three. They have been 16 and 19, proper? They swam, and there’s speculated to be a lifeguard.”
The Bayonne Police Division, the Bayonne College District, the varsity insurance coverage supplier and OSHA are every conducting unbiased investigations into the drownings.
The pool remained closed for investigation as of Friday.
The Bayonne College District has organized a fundraiser on behalf of the brothers’ household. The district can be amassing present card donations at Korpi Ice Rink over the weekend.