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Student wrongly tied to Boston bombings found dead

Sunil Tripathi - CNN

Reddit apologized for the 'dangerous speculation' on the site that pointed fingers at the student. A body pulled from the water off Indian Point Park in Rhode Island has been identified as the Brown University student mistakenly linked by amateur sleuths on a social media site to the Boston bombings.


Coroner releases new report on Natalie Wood death

Some of the bruises found on Natalie Wood's body may have occurred before the actress drowned in the waters off Southern California more than 30 years ago, according to a newly released coroner's report on one of Hollywood's most mysterious deaths.


Search ends for boy swept to sea in California

No sign of boy who drowned going after family dog... Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as 10-foot (3-meter) surf churned the water just feet away like a washing machine. Signs near the beach warned of "sneaker waves," the kind that suddenly roar ashore.


Rodney King death ruled accidental

Rodney King

Rodney King had been drinking and was on drugs when he plunged into a swimming pool and accidentally drowned in June, a coroner's report released Thursday concluded. The report confirmed a previous police conclusion that King died by accident, and the case will be closed, Rialto police Capt. Randy DeAnda said.


Long Island Man Is Charged With Insurance Fraud in Faked Drowning Case

Raymond Roth

A Long Island man suspected of faking his drowning to collect more than $400000 in life insurance was arrested Wednesday and formally charged with insurance fraud, conspiracy and filing a false report.

Senh: A city wide search, father/son disputing each other's stories, dysfunctional families ... sounds like it could be a Wes Anderson or Coen brother movie.


Father dies saving children, one of three accidents Sunday on Joe Pool Lake

Two possible drownings were reported barely an hour apart at Joe Pool Lake this afternoon — including a father who went under while rescuing his three children.


Ex-Libyan Oil Minister Drowned, Austrian Police Say

Former Libyan oil minister Shukri Ghanem, whose body was found floating Sunday in the Danube river, died from drowning, Austrian police said.


Whitney Houston drowned accidentally; cocaine in her system

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston died as the result of drowning in what the Los Angeles County coroner has ruled as an accidental death. The coroner said heart disease and cocaine use were also factors in her death on Feb. 11.


Woman's body in public pool goes unreported for two days

Woman's body in public pool goes unreported for two days

The body of a woman who apparently drowned in a state-run swimming pool in Massachusetts remained in the water unnoticed for two days until passersby finally alerted police, authorities said on Thursday.


Study: Child dies in portable pool every 5 days

Study: Child dies in portable pool every 5 days

A child dies in a portable pool every five days during warm-weather months, according to the first U.S. study on child drownings in such pools, a statistic that the study's senior author says demonstrates the need for consumer education and affordable protection devices....


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