Tragedy as 15 year-old girl dies after dropping mobile phone into bath water

A 15-year-old schoolgirl has been electrocuted in the bath after her charging mobile phone fell into the water.

The teenager was taking a bath at her home in Marseille in France, when the tragedy happened on Sunday, it has been claimed.

Paramedics rushed the girl, who is identified only as Tiffenn, to a hospital in Timone but she was unable to be resuscitated and was pronounced dead, Mail Online reports.

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The girl is believed to have died of cardio-respiratory failure brought on from the electrocution but an investigation has been launched to ascertain her exact cause of death.

According to French media, the girl’s death has provoked a ‘wave of emotion’ on social media and magazine Closer reported that her name is Tiffenn.

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The make and model of the phone has not been disclosed.

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