ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The 3-year-old son of Nigerian music star Davido has died at his home in an apparent drowning, police said Tuesday.
The singer, whose real name is David Adeleke, was not at the home at the time of Ifeanyi's death Monday night.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — The body of a woman reported missing last week has been recovered from Lake Mohave in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, authorities said Monday.
Authorities said the woman reportedly was not wearing a personal flotation device, and the death was being investigated as a drowning.
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — There was no foul play in the death of a 16-year-old whose disappearance sparked a weeks-long search effort before her body was found in her car submerged in a Northern California reservoir, authorities said Thursday.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Craig Steven Markgraff Jr., a construction worker and the “best big brother ever,” was last seen clinging to a tree as rising waters from Hurricane Ian lashed areas dozens of miles inland from Florida's Gulf Coast.
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A farm tractor pulling a wagon loaded with people overturned and fell into a pond in northern India, killing 26 people, most of them women and children, officials said Sunday.
While world leaders from wealthy countries acknowledge the “existential threat” of climate change, Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano is racing to save his tiny island nation from drowning by raising it 13 to 16 feet (4 to 5 meters) above sea level through land reclamation.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A prominent Georgia defense attorney who often provided expert legal analysis for news organizations covering high-profile cases drowned over the weekend while swimming in waters near his coastal home, a coroner said Tuesday.
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Frantic civilians are drowning as they flee a new eruption in fighting in South Sudan and perhaps hundreds have died in the attacks, the United Nations said Thursday.
“Initial reports describe unimaginable scenes of Adidiang (town) set ablaze, humanitarian structures established as recent as two weeks ago destroyed and civilians fleeing the fighting by canoes and boats, leading to several people drowning,” the U.N.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man and his three young children who were found dead in a car submerged in a pond after leaving for a fishing trip died accidentally, and the man was intoxicated, the Marion County Coroner's Office said Wednesday.
MERRYVILLE, La. (AP) — The swift Sabine River has drowned three men and the juvenile male they tried to rescue, the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
Search crews found three bodies on Sunday in the river near Merryville, KPLC-TV reported.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The City of Tempe is implementing new rescue procedures and equipment months after video showed officers do nothing as a homeless man drowned in a city lake.
City officials announced Friday that all Tempe police officers will now carry water rescue throw bags.
CHICAGO (AP) — Public safety officials are urging Chicago residents to exercise caution along the city’s lakefront after incidents spanning less than a week saw three people apparently drown and a woman lose her feet in a boating mishap.
REYDELL, Ark. (AP) — The death of an Arkansas judge whose body was recovered from a lake is being investigated as an accidental drowning, authorities said.
Jeremiah T. Bueker, 48, went missing Saturday night and his body was recovered the next morning from Mud Lake in Reydell, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) southeast of Little Rock, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said.
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (AP) — A 42-year-old Iowa man drowned in the Iowa River while helping rescue an 8-year-old child from the river.
The Johnson County Sheriff's office said Wegayewu Faris of Coralville and a kayaker “were instrumental in saving the life of the 8-year-old child.” But Faris disappeared under the water while he was trying to help the child Friday evening near River Junction about 20 miles south of Coralville.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Authorities investigating the apparent drowning death of a senator in Paraguay say signs point to an accidental trip-and-fall followed by drowning, but emphasize the investigation remains open as they await the results of a toxicology report.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 1-year-old boy drowned at a home daycare just north of Helena last week, Lewis and Clark County officials said Wednesday.
Camden Brown of Billings and other children were at a home daycare on July 21 when the boy got out of the house and fell into a pool in the back yard, Sheriff Leo Dutton said.
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The body of an Ohio man was recovered Thursday in Lake Michigan, the fourth drowning from a day earlier in western Michigan.
Authorities said Anthony Diehl, 33, may have been trying to help a 7-year-old boy who was struggling Wednesday in the water in South Haven.
PHOENIX (AP) — A 2-year-old Phoenix girl has died after drowning in a backyard swimming pool.
Phoenix police say firefighters received a call around 9 a.m. Saturday about a child being found submerged in a pool near 101st and Roma avenues.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When Corion Evans saw three people at a party, the 16-year-old never imagined he would save their lives a few hours later. But that's what happened in the early hours of Sunday when a car drove off a boat launch into a south Mississippi river.
MOSS POINT, Miss (AP) — City officials are commending a Mississippi teen for saving a police officer and three teenage girls from drowning in the Pascagoula River.
Corion Evans, 16, jumped into the river around 2:30 a.m.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is set to place a steel safety barrier along a half-mile stretch of the Red Cedar River after the drowning death of visiting 18-year-old student last fall.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A toddler was found dead in a canal near a Florida apartment complex Friday morning, authorities said.
Someone called 911 to report what appeared to be a child in a canal near the Carlton Arms Apartments, Bradenton police said in a news release.
CLINTON, Maine (AP) — A 1-year-old Maine boy who was discovered inside a water-filled plastic container has died, officials said Thursday.
Police in Clinton received a call about the child on Tuesday evening.
CAPE VINCENT, N.Y. (AP) — Mary Mara, who appeared on television shows including “Ray Donovan," “Dexter" and “ER" in an acting career that spanned more than 30 years, has died in what New York authorities said appeared to be a drowning accident.
BEULAH, N.D. (AP) — The death of a Beulah teen missing for more than a week last month has been determined to be an accidental drowning.
The body of 18-year-old Tyler Schaeffer was recovered from the Knife River on May 11.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina girl drowned last weekend after climbing over the gate at a neighbor’s swimming pool, police said.
Gastonia police officers and fire and rescue personnel were called to a home on South Emerson Street on Saturday afternoon for a report of a possible drowning in a backyard above-ground pool, police said in a news release on Tuesday.
LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman remained in critical condition Monday, two days after she was injured and her granddaughter drowned while they were fishing on a lake.
Sgt. Stewart Smith of the Troup County Sheriff’s Office said Stephanie Walker, 40, was in Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center, WRBL-TV reported.
GENEVA (AP) — Authorities in Switzerland said they found the body of an Indonesian governor's 22-year-old son who went missing two weeks ago while swimming in the river that runs through the Swiss capital.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb is reviewing how it handles water rescues as video of three police officers standing nearby as a homeless man drowns sparks outcry.
The Tempe Police Department says the officers are on paid administrative leave after last month’s drowning in a city lake.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Three Tempe police officers are under non-disciplinary administrative paid leave after allegedly not helping a homeless man who drowned in a man-made city lake.
Tempe police have released edited body camera footage from officers of the May 28 incident.
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — An 80-year-old woman found dead along with her dog in a ditch days after she went missing from her north-central Indiana home had died from drowning, a coroner said.
MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 6-year-old Detroit girl was one of several people believed to have drowned in Michigan lakes over the Memorial Day weekend.
The girl disappeared Monday afternoon while in the water at Martindale Beach at Kensington Metropark northwest of Detroit in Milford Township, authorities said.
LINVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 53-year-old man has died after drowning at a popular waterfall in western North Carolina.
The Linville Volunteer Fire Department said it received a call late Friday morning about a missing swimmer at Elk River Falls.
LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities identified and provided the cause of death Monday for a 3-year-old girl who was found dead after being reported missing.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have located the body of an 18-year-old man who went missing while swimming at Lake Pleasant.
AZFamily.com reported Monday that Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies recovered the body, making it the fourth fatality in the past month at the lake.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Child drownings are on the rise in Louisiana, the state Department of Health said. And, it said, inability to swim, lack of supervision and unfenced pools, spas and water bodies are top causes of drownings among babies and children less than 15 years old.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police officers in Massachusetts have begun a 425-mile (680-kilometer) journey on foot to the nation's capital to honor an officer that drowned last year as he tried to save a teen.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died after drowning in Topaz Lake over the weekend.
The Reno Gazette-Journal reports 32-year-old Jacques “Jack” Castaneda was confirmed Monday as Nevada's first boating-related death this year.
EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — The name of a Texas National Guard member who remains missing after going into the river along the U.S.-Mexico border to help two migrants who appeared to be drowning was released on Sunday by officials.
LAKE HUGHES, Calif. (AP) — Two small children were pronounced dead after being found in a pond in semirural northern Los Angeles County, authorities said.
The victims were a 4-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl, sheriff's Lt.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — The death of a missing woman whose remains were found this week has been ruled an accident, coroners said Thursday.
Preliminary findings following an autopsy Thursday on 23-year-old Ariana Taylor of Calumet Township are consistent with trauma from a motor vehicle accident complicated with drowning, the Lake County Coroner's Office said.
LINDA, Calif. (AP) — A woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of drowning her two children, a baby and a toddler, in a bathtub at her Northern California home, authorities said.
Courtney Williams, 26, was arrested at her home in Linda after the children's father called 911 at around 11:45 a.m., the Yuba County Sheriff's Department announced.
NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Human remains found last weekend near an Ohio River dam in southwestern Indiana are those of a Kentucky man who drowned in January while trying to rescue a woman, police said Wednesday.
CHEROKEE, N.C. (AP) — An Ohio woman drowned while kayaking Thursday in the Oconaluftee River along North Carolina’s western border, according to Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials.
Park officials said companions of the kayaker notified park rangers around 2:15 p.m.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Two people died from complications of hypothermia – not from drowning — after their canoe rolled over at Lake Pleasant, authorities said Sunday.
Maricopa County Sheriff's officials said deputies were dispatched around 10 a.m.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Three fishing boats sank off Pakistan's coast in stormy weather, drowning at least two fishermen and causing 10 others to go missing, as navy and maritime security vessels rescued 32 fishermen, a district official said Sunday.
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A 2-year-old girl found dead in November in a southern Indiana river days after duck hunters rescued her father from his partially submerged pickup truck had drowned, autopsy results show.
ATLANTA (AP) — The body of a kayker who drowned in a lake in southwest Atlanta was pulled Sunday from the waterway, authorities said.
Few details on the incident have been provided, but Atlanta Fire Department spokeswoman Alyssa Richardson confirmed to multiple news outlets that the 34-year-old man’s body was recovered from the lake.