Teen brothers who drowned in Lake Spanaway were ‘weak’ swimmers


Two brothers drowned in Lake Spanaway on Sunday afternoon.

According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the brothers, 14 and 15 years old, were in the roped-off swim area using a small floatie. Officers were told that the pair were not strong swimmers.

One brother started having trouble swimming, according to officers. The other brother tried calling for help when they both disappeared.

One brother was found within five minutes of going under, while the other was found about 30 minutes later.

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