List of Deaths Caused by Electric Shock Drowning

The table below lists deaths by electric shock drowning. For data earlier than 2012, please review data kept by Mike Holt Enterprises. If you have additions or corrections to this list, please contact us.


DateLocationSummaryNotes
04-16-2016Smith Lake, AL15 year old girl died and another injured while swimming around boat dock.Decatur Daily
Fox13 Memphis
03-27-2016Palm Springs, CA1 man dead, 5 kids injuredDesert Sun News
USA Today
06-25-2015Lake of the Ozarks. MO21 year old man electrocuted after grabbing ladder on pier
09-14-2014Tensas Parish, MS13 year old girl died after being electrocuted. 3 other teens shocked as they attempted to get out of the water using the ladder on their boat.
07-20-2014Conroe, TX8 year old boy died after being electrocuted while swimming next to a dock. Conduit attached to the dock was broken and contained bare electrical wires.
04-13-2014Miami, FL7-year old Calder Sloan died after being electrocuted in his family's pool
7-19-2013Syracuse, NY12 year old girl died after being electrocuted - an extension cord was left around inflatable pool