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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘drowning’

Angelika Graswald Allegedly Watched Fiancé Drown And Did Nothing To Help Him

Angelika Graswald,e of missing project manager Vincent Viafore, has always maintained her innocence despite being charged with his murder. But prosecutors have now explained the reason for the charges. When she was first arrested for the crime, the police alluded to “inconsistencies in her statement” that led to her arrest. But during a bail hearing in a New York courtroom, …

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‘Secondary Drowning’ Nearly Kills Toddler

On May 20, Lindsay Kujawa shared a blog post with her followers on her blog titled Delighted Momma. Her post instantly went viral and has been read by thousands of mothers. So, what made this post so interesting? The topic. Lindsay shared one of the worst experiences of her life, when her son nearly died from secondary drowning. Lindsay and …

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Ocean Baptism Ends in Tragic Drowning

If you’ve ever lived near a beach, you’ve seen them do it. Whole church-loads of people show up, make their way out into the surf, and begin baptizing folks who want to be baptized. The events draw lots of onlookers. And it certainly is a memorable way to do it, kind of a combination of a traditional “Shall We Gather …

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Usher’s Son Recovering, Judge Rules In His Favor

Usher had a horrifying experience on Monday when his 5-year old son, Usher Raymond V, nearly drowned in their swimming pool. Immediately afterward, the child’s mother, Tameka Foster, requested that a judge grant her temporary custody of the child due to her fear for his safety; she claims that Rena Oden, Usher’s aunt, is not a suitable caregiver. However, the …

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2 Navy Divers Drowned in Aberdeen “Super Pond”

It’s a given that joining the military can mean putting one’s life in danger. However, that danger isn’t generally assumed to be great while training on home soil. Two U.S. Navy divers recently proved that even training is dangerous, and even fatal, as they drowned while training in a Maryland test pond. According to a Baltimore Sun report, Diver 1st …

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Dan Roundfield Dies at 59, NBA All-Star

The basketball and sports community mourn today at the loss of a great and talented player, Dan Roundfield, who died on Monday, August 6th, 2012. Dan Roundfield, a Detroit, Michigan native, was selected twice for Central Michigan University during his collegiate years, and played for the following teams in the NBA circuit: 1975-1978 – Indiana Pacers 1978-1984 – Atlanta Hawks …

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Natalie Wood: Death Certificate Changed from Accident to Undetermined

Natalie Wood’s death certificate was recently changed from “accident” to “undetermined”, according to the folks at TMZ. On Friday, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department says that an investigation in the actress’ death is currently “open and ongoing”. The bruises found on Wood’s body were reportedly inconsistent with those generally associated with drowning victims. As such, investigators currently cannot say whether …

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Lifeguard Fired for Saving Drowning Man

The role of a lifeguard is pretty much described in their title: they guard lives. So when 21-year-old lifeguard Tomas Lopez was informed that a man was drowning and needed assistance, he leapt into action to save the guy’s life. What he didn’t stop to consider was the fact that the individual was in the “swim at your own risk” …

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Whitney Houston: Cause Of Death Is Drowning, But Cocaine Played A Role

The sudden and tragic death of pop star Whitney Houston saddened fans the world over last month after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub on the night before the Grammys. Her death was initially ruled as a drowning, but an autopsy report released today shows that cocaine use and heart disease were contributing factors to her death. The toxicology …

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Whitney Houston: What Caused Her Death?

As many of you may have heard, Whitney Houston was found dead in her Beverly Hills hotel room on Saturday afternoon. After being found unconscious by a member of her entourage, hotel security contacted 911. Paramedics arrived and administered CPR but were unable to revive her. She was pronounced dead at 3:55 PM. Autopsy reports of Houston’s body reveal that …

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