Infant twin brothers found dead in car at South Carolina day care

Two infants were pronounced dead Wednesday after being found in a car parked outside a day-care facility in Blythewood, South Carolina, police said.

The infants were twin boys, Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford told The State.

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Autopsies were scheduled for Thursday morning, according to Rutherford.

At about 5:30 p.m., deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of two unresponsive infants at Sunshine House Early Learning Academy, according to a news release.

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The school is located at 10336 Wilson Blvd. in Blythewood, near Exit 24 on Interstate 77.

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When deputies arrived, they found the babies inside a vehicle, and both died at the scene, according to the sheriff’s department.

More information about the babies, including their names, was expected to be released during a news conference held by the coroner’s office once the autopsies were complete.

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The sheriff’s department said it was unclear whether there was any involvement by the staff of Sunshine House, but the deaths remain under investigation.

Sunshine House of Blythewood has been open for more than 45 years, according to its website.