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.
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.