Woman dies in bath after shock from phone


Police have confirmed a young woman died in the bath after her mobile phone fell into the water while being charged.

The 22-year-old from Gossau in Sankt Gallen was watching videos on her phone when it fell into the water. She suffered a fatal electric shock. 

Police say she was using a charger supplied by a third-party company, not the mobile phone manufacturer. 

They warn don’t use electrical devices in the bath. 

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