Schoolgirl, 15, is electrocuted in the bath after her cell phone fell on her chest and slipped into the water in France
- Girl, 15, was in the bath when the cell phone was charged in the water
- Emergency services were called home in Marseille and brought her to the hospital
- But doctors could not save the teenager who died of cardio-respiratory failure
A French schoolgirl died in her bath after a charging phone fell on her chest and slid into the water in France, it emerged.
The 15-year-old, identified only as Tiffenn, was electrocuted after the device slipped into the water at the house in Marseille on Sunday.
Emergency services brought the girl to the town’s Timone hospital and tried to resuscitate her, but it didn’t help.
A French schoolgirl died in her bath after a charging phone fell on her chest and slid into the water in France, it emerged. The tragedy happened in Marseille (stock photo)
The teenager is said to have died of cardio-respiratory failure due to an electrocution.
Reports claim that she was in her bath with her smartphone on the charger when it fell on her chest and slid into the water.
An investigation has been started to determine the exact cause of death.
The brand and model of the charging telephone has not yet been announced.
The Closer magazine has reported that the girl’s first name is Tiffenn.
According to local media, the tragic death of the schoolgirl on social media has provoked an ’emotion wave’.
BFMTV reports that 40 people die every year electrocuted in France with 3,000 injured.