Drownings

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008 file photo, Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan performs during the European Border Breakers awards, or EBBA awards, in Cannes, southern France. A coroner said Thursday Sept. 6, 2018, that The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died accidentally from drowning due to alcohol intoxication. (AP Photo/Bruno Bebert, File)
September 06, 2018 - 7:30 am
LONDON (AP) — The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan accidentally drowned in a bathtub after drinking, a coroner's inquest concluded Thursday. A police officer told the inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court that O'Riordan was found submerged in her bathtub at a London hotel on Jan. 15. The 46-...
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August 24, 2018 - 8:26 am
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — A baby found unresponsive in a bathtub in South Carolina has died more than a week later. News outlets report 1-year-old Logan Wade Sumeral was hospitalized Aug. 14 and removed from life support Aug. 22. Sheriff Don Reynolds says Logan is believed to have entered the bathroom...
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August 19, 2018 - 3:37 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a man with a church group has died while swimming at a lake. News outlets report 37-year-old Jesus Antonio Castro of Douglasville, Georgia, was pulled from the water Saturday at Mac Point Beach on Parksville Lake east of Chattanooga. He was...
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August 13, 2018 - 7:43 pm
HONEA PATH, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials say a Fountain Inn man drowned at Lake Hartwell. Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore tells news outlets that the body of 67-year-old Larry R. Dickson was found around 7 a.m. Monday. Shore says Dickson died of freshwater drowning, probably around 1 a.m...
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August 09, 2018 - 7:32 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The biological parents of a 2-year-old boy who fell into a pool and died in 2016 are suing the boy's foster parents. The Greenville News reports two lawsuits were filed Monday on behalf of Njamena Wilcox and William Patrick Henry against Travis and Rebecca Wagner. Attorney...
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August 07, 2018 - 10:18 am
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A bachelor party contest to see who could stay underwater the longest ended in death when police say one competitor didn't resurface. Baldwin County sheriff's Capt. Brad King tells news outlets 23-year-old Robert Zachary "Zach" Bunsa of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, drowned...
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July 30, 2018 - 10:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, hope that by talking about their 19-month daughter's drowning death, they can prevent other parents from experiencing such heartbreak. The couple appeared in their first public interview Monday on NBC's "Today" show. Morgan...
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In this Tuesday, July 24, 2018 photo, a pet bird lies dead in its cage on a beach in Mati, east of Athens. More than 86 people were either killed by the flames or drowned on Monday's wildfire as they tried to flee the fire into the nearby sea, waiting for hours in the water for rescue from local fishermen and private boat owners who saved many. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
July 28, 2018 - 1:54 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Funerals for the victims of Greece's lethal wildfire began Saturday with the burial of an elderly priest who drowned as he sought safety from the flames in the sea off the coastal community of Mati. Hundreds of people attended Father Spyridon Papapostolou's funeral in his...
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Water rises on Duke Street in Hummelstown, Pa., Tuesday, July 24, 2018 as flooding on the Swatara Creek has caused a disaster declaration in Derry Township. (Sean Simmers/The Patriot-News via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 2:36 pm
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have identified a second victim of this week's flooding in Pennsylvania. The coroner said Friday a woman found by a civilian in Conewago Creek near Elizabethtown is 19-year-old Laura Olweiler. He says she died of accidental drowning. Her body was recovered...
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Gerald Rice watches as Andres Martin works to pump water out of Rice's home in Englewood, Colo. Flooding due to a sudden storm on Tuesday, July 24 caused severe flood damage to several houses in the neighborhood. (Skyler Ballard/The Denver Post via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 6:09 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Officials say a Colorado woman drowned after a small but intense storm flooded the basement apartment of a friend where the woman was checking on a pet cat. The husband of 32-year-old Rachael Haber said his wife had only planned to stay for 15 minutes Tuesday while the...
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