NORTH LAUDERDALE, Florida — Broward Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of two young brothers who drowned Wednesday night after venturing into a pool at the Silver Palms Condominiums in North Lauderdale. Homicide detectives seek information from anyone who may have seen the boys as they made their way from their apartment to the pool area.
At approximately 9:30 p.m., family members discovered Ja’Kye Joseph, 6, and his 5 year old brother, Branario Minto, submerged in the pool. They pulled them from the water, began CPR and called for help.
The community’s pool area is secured behind a fence. Detectives believe the boys may have climbed over the fence to reach the pool.