EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Authorities have identified the three people who died in a backyard pool Monday in New Jersey.

The grim discovery was made at 4:18 p.m. Monday at 43 Clearview Road.

Tuesday, officials said Bharat Patel, 62, his 33-year-old daughter-in-law Nisha Patel and her 8-year-old daughter, were the ones that died.

The Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office said the manner of death was accidental. The cause of death was determined to be drowning for all three victims.

No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call East Brunswick Police at (732) 390-6900.


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