Two British brothers found dead after being pulled from a lake during their holiday in Germany. The brothers, aged seven years and nine years, Parent’s reported their children missing on Thursday afternoon when both of them were visiting the Eiserbachsee, near Aachen.
Rescue team workers found the British boys aged nine years and seven years in the lake, which is close to the border with Belgium, and they were taken to the hospital as soon as both the brothers were rescued but did not survive.
Unconfirmed reports said the British brothers, aged seven and nine, could not swim and hence drowned.
It was trying to determine whether there was any suspicion of a criminal offence, including negligence, said the public prosecutor’s office in Aachen.
A spokeswoman said that they don’t have a specific focus. The department is just doing its job. During weekends the lake is supervised by volunteer lifeguards and a rescue team.
The brothers were found floating unconscious in the water. Local media said paramedics gave first aid on the shore. The boys were flown by helicopter to separate hospitals in Aachen and Cologne as soon as the rescue team rescued the British boys.
Police clarified that both brothers died in the night. The parents’ alerted police about the missing boys on Thursday, and both were found dead later.
The two british boys were holidaying with their family in the Netherlands before travelling to the border triangle with Belgium and Germany. Sadly, the boys could not survive the battle and were pronounced dead soon after the team rescued them.