Woman and Child Found Dead in Home Pool in San Ramon

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Sunday morning, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement about a woman and a child who were found dead in a backyard pool in Blackhawk.

According to the San Ramon Valley Fire and Police Department, first responders were called to a home on East Ridge Court at 3 p.m. Saturday for reports for two unresponsive individuals in a swimming pool. By the time they arrived, a child who was also found in the pool had already been rushed to a local hospital. The woman and child were pronounced dead at the hospital.

The victims have not been identified and their relationship to one another is unclear; the sheriff’s office says there is no indication of foul play in the deaths. 

If you have any information about the incident or the woman and child, please contact the sheriff’s office at 925-313-2600 or via email at tips@so.cccounty.us.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.