LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two boys drowned in a neighborhood pond Saturday.

Deputies were called to a home on Deer Lakes Trail around 12:30 p.m. about a possible drowning. According to the sheriff’s office, a 9-year-old and a 6-year-old were seen walking near a neighborhood pond.

The sheriff’s office said it’s unclear how or why the boys ended up in the water.

The sheriff’s office is investigating the drowning.

“Thankful for the men and women of so many partner agencies who worked tirelessly alongside the LPSO in an effort to provide aid to the brothers. Please keep this family in your thoughts & prayers,” Sheriff Jason Ard said.