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Lawsuit filed following drowning of father and son

A father and son drowned in a pool at a Florence home in June 2011. A father and son drowned in a pool at a Florence home in June 2011.
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the owner of a home where a father and son drowned.

Christopher Byrd Jr., 28 and Christopher Byrd III, 5 were found dead in a swimming pool on Linda Lane in Florence in June 2011.

Investigators say the father was working on landscaping at the home and got into the pool, with his son, to cool off.

The lawsuit states the home owner did not provide adequate safety measures.

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