3 men found dead in Norwalk backyard, sheriff's department says

Three men were found dead early Thursday morning in the backyard of a home in Norwalk, including at least one who was found in a swimming pool, authorities said.
NORWALK, Calif. (KABC) -- Three men were found dead early Thursday morning in the backyard of a home in Norwalk, including at least one who was found in a swimming pool, authorities said.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says deputies from the Norwalk station responded to a rescue call just after 3 a.m. in the 12000 block of Portugal Court.

The men, each in their 30s, were declared dead at the scene.

Authorities say they found chemicals and possible drugs at the location.

A hazmat team and homicide detectives were called to the scene and some neighbors were evacuated for a time.

Additional details, including the names of the victims, were not immediately released.
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