4-year-old drowned in pool while parents singing ‘Happy Birthday’

A 4-year-old girl drowned in a pool during a birthday party while guests were singing “Happy Birthday” to another child.

Died saving Kim portraits

Han Hyon-Gyong, the 14 year old North Korean schoolgirl, drowned in a flood trying to save portraits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

Drowned in the manure

A pet dog had fallen into a manure tank on a farm. Father Noel (58) and brothers Nevin Spence and Graham (22 and 30) went into the tank to save the dog and each other. All three drowned in the manure.

Submission by Rik van Doorne.

A little boy drowned in a toilet bowl

Mendi Altman, a 14-month-old toddler drowned to death in a toilet while visiting family in Brooklyn.

Submission by Rik van Doorne.

Man drowned at party for lifeguards

Jerome Moody, 31, drowned at a party in New Orleans attended by 100 lifeguards who were celebrating having made it through the summer without a drowning at a city pool.

Woman in Wedding Dress Drowned in a River

Maria Pantazopoulos, 30, drowned after being swept away in the Ouareau River just north of Montreal, Canada while wearing her wedding dress for a photography session. Ordinarily, standing near the shore in 15–30 cm (6–12 in) of water for a healthy adult would not be inherently dangerous. However, her water-soaked dress became too heavy, and she was pulled deeper into the river and succumbed to drowning. She had been married only two weeks earlier.

Man Who Pretended to Be Blind Died in Ditch

Geoffrey Haywood, 65, was been pretending to be blind to get people to pity him when he went for a walk, fell into a flooded ditch and died near his home in Newport, South Wales after he apparently failed to see the hazard.