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.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The FBI is offering up to a $10,000 reward for information on the final hours of an Illinois State University graduate student who disappeared in August and was later found dead in a river.
PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — The parents of a 5-year-old girl who drowned last summer in a southwest Indiana city's swimming pool are suing the city and the child's foster parent, accusing them of negligence in her death.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The body of a man matching the description of a missing kayaker was recovered Wednesday morning on the west side of Hat Island, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At least 16 people have died in floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka following more than a week of heavy rain, officials said Wednesday.
The disaster management center said more than 5,000 people have been displaced from their homes and have taken shelter in relatives’ homes or in government-run relief centers.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State University graduate student who disappeared before being found dead died from drowning, a coroner said Monday.
Jelani Day, 25, was last seen Aug.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A 23-year-old man whose body was found in a Scottsdale canal in July apparently was intoxicated and drove a rented scooter into the water, according to authorities.
Scottsdale police said Wednesday that Robert “Bobby” Cuillo’s death has been ruled an accidental drowning by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office said a man drowned in a lake on Monday, the fourth such incident at the lake in 2021.
The Durham County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that deputies along with emergency personnel were called to a boat ramp at Falls Lake for the report of a possible drowning.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have identified one of two people who drowned in the Colorado River as a 75-year-old California man.
The sheriff's office in Mohave County, Arizona, said Friday that divers are continuing their search for the body of a woman who also drowned Thursday.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A woman drowned while canoeing on the North Platte River near Scottsbluff in western Nebraska.
Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman the canoe the woman and her husband were using overturned Friday afternoon near Scottsbluff's wastewater treatment facility.
ESSEXVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man died with a winning $45,000 lottery ticket in his wallet, police said.
Authorities believe Greg Jarvis drowned during an accident on his boat. His body was found on a Saginaw Bay beach last week, Caseville Police Chief Kyle Romzek told WJRT-TV.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island child welfare officials said Wednesday that neglect contributed to the near-drowning of a 2-year-old child in Cranston this summer.
The child nearly drowned in an aboveground pool on July 19, the state Department of Children, Youth and Families said in a statement.
CHARLOTTE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police on Monday released the name of the woman who apparently fell off a sailboat and drowned in Lake Champlain off Cedar Island near Charlotte last week.
An autopsy determined that Katherine Curley, 74, of Evergreen, Colorado, died of accidental drowning, police said.
WESTMINSTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has drown in a lake on the Georgia-South Carolina line.
The drowning happened Sunday afternoon on Lake Hartwell, WYFF-TV reported.
The coroner in Georgia’s Stephens County identified her as 19-month-old Charlotte Elizabeth Scott of Toccoa, Georgia.
CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a Chicago teenager who drowned in Lake Michigan last month is suing the Chicago Park District, alleging that his death could have been prevented if flotation devices had been available along the city's lakefront.
The father of a man who jumped into Portland's Back Cove and drowned during a mental health crisis is suing first responders who watched from shore, saying they didn't do enough to stop the tragedy.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University has announced that its student crew club must stay off the water at least for now after an inquiry faulted the university and the club's leaders in the drowning deaths of two members.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who helped save a drowning man this summer has been awarded a civilian bravery award honoring a local flight attendant who died during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Park District said it plans to put life rings along the Lake Michigan waterfront but only in areas that are considered safe to swim, upsetting the mother of a college student who drowned off a pier.
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina father has drowned after trying to save his son from a tidal current, police said Wednesday.
The Wrightsville Beach Police Department said in a news release that Bhou Soutthivong and his family were visiting from Hickory and were fishing at the south end of the beach on Sept.
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A retired Massachusetts state police captain and his wife pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of reckless endangerment and serving alcohol to minors in connection to the drowning of a teenager at their home in June.
LAKETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — At least two people drowned over the holiday weekend while at Lake Michigan beaches in Michigan, authorities said.
Ryan Harms, 30, of the Chicago area drowned Sunday at Saugatuck Dunes State Park in Allegan County, the sheriff's office said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A stunned U.S. East Coast faced a rising death toll, surging rivers and tornado damage Thursday after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain, drowning more than 40 people in their homes and cars.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has drowned in the Cumberland River, marking the state's 17th boating-related death this year, wildlife officials said.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said it responded to a drowning call at Rock Harbor Marina on the Cumberland River shortly after 4 p.m.
MAYFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — A funeral service will be held next week for a New York state trooper who drowned Sunday while on duty at a lake in the Adirondack Mountains.
The service for Trooper James Monda is scheduled for 10 a.m.
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — Officials say three people have drowned in waters off Alabama beaches in the past week.
Two brothers perished in Gulf Shores last Tuesday after being pulled by strong currents, WKRG-TV reported.
LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are trying to determine why a man whose body was pulled from the Lake of the Ozarks was in the water.
The body of James Jensen, 55, of Kansas City, Missouri, was pulled from the lake on Tuesday after someone reported seeing a body floating in a cove off the main channel, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of a man who drowned at a lake near Kirksville in northern Missouri.
KTVO-TV reports that crews from the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Water Division used sonar equipment at Forest Lake in Thousand Hills State Park on Tuesday to locate the body of 64-year-old Steven Puckett of Unionville.
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) — An Omaha, Nebraska, man drowned after rescuing his son from a weed-infested section of East Lake Okoboji in northwestern Iowa, officials there said.
CORDELE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of an Atlanta man who drowned in Lake Blackshear.
Sheriff’s officials say their search and recovery efforts ended Monday morning when they found the body of 25-year-old Abraham Levy.
DETROIT (AP) — A 15-year-old boy died over the weekend while swimming in a Detroit canal, according to authorities.
Detroit police said officers were called Saturday evening and the department’s dive team, the Detroit Fire Department and Coast Guard aided in the search.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has recorded more drowning deaths in the first six months of this year than in the same time period of any year since 2008, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
STOCKTON, Iowa (AP) — An autopsy shows an Illinois scuba diver who died inside a million-gallon farm tank in eastern Iowa accidentally drowned.
An autopsy report for Robert Baenziger Jr., 54, of East Moline, Illinois, was released Wednesday, The Gazette of Cedar Rapids reported.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A coroner has released the name of a 17-year-old boy who drowned Sunday in the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson.
Nathan Griffith was a student at Brandon High School.
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Charges have been issued against a retired state police trooper and his wife after a teenager drowned at their home last month.
WBZ-TV reports a clerk magistrate in Dedham District Court determined Wednesday that there is probable cause to charge James Coughlin and his wife with serving alcohol to minors and reckless endangerment.