Two people drown in Jefferson County backyard pool

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HORINE, MO (KTVI) -  Pevely police are investigating a double drowning in Jefferson County. It happened at a home at just outside of Pevely, MO.

The bodies of a man and woman, both 36,  were found in an above ground pool at a home near the intersection of Lakeview Drive and Front Street. It happened around 9:00pm.

The names of the victims have not yet been released pending notification of family. Police say they are looking into the possibility of alcohol being a factor in the deaths.