Drownings

June 03, 2018 - 11:25 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration into and around Europe (all times local): 5:00 p.m. Tunisia's defense ministry says at least 35 migrants were killed after their boat sank off the country's coast. The ministry said in a statement Sunday that the coast guard rescued 68 others, including...
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May 29, 2018 - 9:21 am
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say teen who jumped off a dock on a lake has drowned. Hall County sheriff's spokesman Stephen Wilbanks tells news outlets that the victim in Sunday night's drowning was identified as 19-year-old Stephen Frederick of Peachtree Corners. Wilbanks says no foul...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide. Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak said Tuesday that Timothy Cunningham's death was a suicide by drowning. Gorniak...
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In this photo taken on Friday, April 27, 2018, a boy stands outside his family home, which has been submerged by floods following prolonged heavy rains in Tana Delta, Coastal Kenya. More than 30, 000 people in Tana River county have been displaced by floods which has also killed more than 5 people. (AP Photo/Andrew Kasuku)
May 04, 2018 - 5:34 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Six people have drowned in Kenya in overnight flooding and 11 others are missing, local authorities said Friday, the latest of dozens of deaths caused by heavy seasonal rains in recent weeks. "We are at the scene looking for bodies," Kajiado County police chief Kipkemboi Rop...
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April 05, 2018 - 7:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the discovery of a missing CDC worker's body (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Authorities say an employee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose body was found in an Atlanta river drowned and that there were no signs of foul play. Atlanta fire-rescue...
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March 16, 2018 - 4:43 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials said Friday that at least 15 people have drowned and scores of families have been displaced across the East African nation during two days of heavy rainfall that caused flooding in urban and rural areas. The deaths happened as flood and river waters swept...
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A helicopter is hoisted by crane from the East River onto a barge, Monday, March 12, 2018, in New York. The pilot was able to escape the Sunday night crash after the aircraft flipped upside down in the water killing several passengers, officials said. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 13, 2018 - 9:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators recovered a flight data recorder and a GoPro camera Tuesday as they tried to determine the cause of a deadly helicopter crash in the East River and figure out whether passengers' harnesses hindered their escape from the sinking aircraft. The helicopter's five...
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Fans of Bollywood actress Sridevi hold posters as they wait outside her residence to pay their last respects in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Dubai investigators on Tuesday closed the case into the death last weekend of Indian movie icon Sridevi, calling it an accidental drowning. The 54-year-old Sridevi, who was known by only one name, drowned in a hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, officials said. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
February 28, 2018 - 4:16 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay respects to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend. Sridevi's body was flown home late Tuesday night in a private plane owned by Anil Ambani, a...
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Indian policemen guard near a picture of Indian actress Sridevi displayed outside her residence in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. The 54-year-old Bollywood actress died late on Saturday while on a visit to Dubai. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
February 27, 2018 - 1:35 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai investigators on Tuesday closed the case into the death last weekend of Indian movie icon Sridevi, calling it an accidental drowning. The 54-year-old Sridevi, who was known by only one name, drowned in a hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, officials...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2012 file photo, Indian actress Sridevi arrives at the Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech, at the Marrakech Congress Palace. Sridevi, Bollywood’s leading lady of the 1980s and ‘90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. The actress, known by one name, was described as the first female superstar in India’s male-dominated film industry. Her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor speaking to the Indian Express online confirmed she died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Dubai due to cardiac arrest.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
February 26, 2018 - 8:25 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Indian actress Sridevi drowned in her hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, the Dubai police said in a statement Monday, though two police officials said she was also under the influence of alcohol at the time. The 54-year-old, who for years was one of...
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