People.com Crime Infant Twin Boys Found Dead Inside Car at South Carolina Daycare Center: Reports The children were pronounced dead at the scene in Blythewood, South Carolina By Benjamin VanHoose Benjamin VanHoose Twitter Benjamin VanHoose is an Associate Editor on the Movies team at PEOPLE. He's worked at PEOPLE for over three years as a writer and reporter across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial to the Oscars. He regularly covers red carpet events and has interviewed stars like Drew Barrymore, Ryan Reynolds and Kirsten Dunst. He previously worked as a copy editor at Topix Media Lab. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 2, 2021 11:59 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: cbs17/ youtube Authorities are investigating the deaths of two infants found inside a vehicle parked at a South Carolina daycare facility, multiple outlets report. On Wednesday, the Richland County Sheriff's Department responded to reports around 5:30 p.m. of two lifeless babies found inside a car outside the Sunshine House Early Learning Academy location in Blythewood, South Carolina, according to local NBC affiliate WIS. The small children were pronounced dead at the scene, Fox affiliate WACH reported. The outlet said authorities told them it isn't yet clear whether daycare staff was involved amid the ongoing investigation. Richland County Coroner's Office determined that the two victims were twin brothers, according to WIS. Their ages have not been made public. Spokespersons from the Richland County Sheriff's Department and Sunshine House did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment. WACH reporter Shay Simon shared photos and videos from the scene on Twitter Wednesday evening, describing the tragic incident as a "scene filled with screaming and crying." According to Sunshine House's official website, the center is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for children ranging in age from 6 weeks old to 12 years old. The site says they re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 7.