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Twin Who Fell In Pool Last Week In Sunrise Has Died

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SUNRISE (CBSMiami) — One of the twin toddlers who fell into a pool last week in Sunrise has died, according to police.

Two-year-old Jada Roman died Tuesday afternoon after she and her brother fell into a pool last Thursday while being watched by a resident on the property while their mother, Althea Bradford, worked in the property manager’s office.

Jada’s brother, Henry, remains in critical condition.

Tuesday, Sunrise released new details about the investigation into the incident which occurred March 6th.

The twin toddlers got into the pool area through an open gate, according to authorities.

Tuesday, Sunrise released new details about the investigation into the incident which occurred March 6th.

Police said the babysitter went into a bathroom, left the bathroom door open and heard the TV with cartoons on in the next room.

At some point, one of kids managed to open a locked door and both left the apartment. Once outside, police said, they had a clear path from the apartment to the pool area which had an open gate.

An undetermined amount of time passed before the babysitter noticed the twins were gone.

According to Sunrise police, Bradford called 911 to report two children were floating in the pool. At the time, she did not know her children were the victims until moments after the first police officer and firefighter arrived and pulled the toddlers out.

Both children remain in critical condition at Plantation General Hospital.

At this time, police said, this is still considered an active investigation.

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