BERKS COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — There are disturbing new details in the deaths of two young siblings in Berks County. According to court documents, their mother found them hanging from a dog leash in the basement of an Albany Township house on Sept. 23.
Four-year-old Brinley Snyder and 8-year-old Conner Snyder were pronounced dead three days later at Lehigh Valley Hospital.READ MORE: University Of Pennsylvania Requiring Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccine To Return To Campus This Fall
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The Berks County district attorney says this is only the beginning of a lengthy investigation and that they are interviewing everyone who knew the kids.
The father was not involved in the victims’ lives. Investigators believe this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the community.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Redanauer Arrested On Assault Charges After Allegedly Threatening, Pointing Gun At Victim During Off-Duty Verbal Altercation
So far, no charges have been filed.