LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) – Police in New Mexico are investigating whether a Texas teenager was electrocuted when she grabbed her charging cellphone while bathing.
Detective Sgt. David Miranda of the Lovington Police Department said Tuesday that the 14-year-old Lubbock girl died Sunday while visiting her father.READ MORE: Amber Alert Issued For 12-Year-Old Girl Out Of Converse, Texas
He says no cause of death has been established, but that initial evidence suggests electrocution.
Miranda says a cellphone, a charging cord and an extension cord were found by the bathtub.READ MORE: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taken A Toll On Mental Health, Led To More Drug Abuse, CDC Says
Miranda says investigators are awaiting results of an autopsy.
The girl’s mother and grandmother say they believe the girl was electrocuted when she grabbed her cellphone while its charging cable was plugged into a live extension cord.MORE NEWS: US To Deport 'Massive' Number Of Haitian Migrants From Texas Border Town
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