Twin Boys Drown in West Texas Lake

SCURRY COUNTY - Two twin boys drowned Sunday in a West Texas lake.

It happened Sunday at Lake J.B. Thomas in Scurry County near Snyder.

The bodies of Ryan and Justin Dillard of Synder were found around 4:45 p.m. They had been visiting the lake with their father and disappeared around 3:00 p.m. Both boys were 7-years-old.

Authorities say they were 20 to 25 feet from the shoreline in about six feet of water when they drowned. The Texas Department of Public Safety, the Scurry County Sheriff's Office and game wardens all responded to the scene.