Reporters at the scene have described hearing screaming and crying outside the police cordon after the tragedy was discovered
Two twin boys have been found dead inside a car near a daycare centre in the US.
Officers rushed to the scene after there had been reports of two infants being unresponsive inside the vehicle.
Reports say it’s not clear if the daycare centre is involved or connected to the tragic incident.
Deputies were called shortly after 5.30pm local time, to Sunshine House in South Carolina, Daily Star reports.
When officers arrived they found two infants inside the vehicle, and they were sadly pronounced dead at the scene by emergency paramedics.
Reporters at the scene have described hearing screaming and crying outside the police cordon after the tragedy was discovered.
The coroner’s office confirmed the infants were two twin boys.
There has not been an update on their ages or circumstances surrounding their deaths.
Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) is investigating the circumstances around the deaths.
Images from the scene show a swarm of emergency vehicles outside the daycare centre, with several cars parked along a grass verge.
There are also members of the public standing by the cordon after the tragic incident.
Journalist Shay Simon said on Twitter : “Scene filled with screaming and crying at Sunshine House of Blythewood.
“RCSD tell us sadly two infants were found dead in a vehicle. At this time it’s not clear if employees at the daycare were involved.”
It’s believed other multiple agencies are working on the investigation alongside the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.
Sunshine House is an early learning academy and daycare centre based in South Carolina.
The centre’s website says it cares for children who are aged from six weeks up to 12 years old.