Nong Ying, 17, plugged her phone in while lying in bed. The old wire was wrapped with a thin tape, causing it to leak, and electricity flowed into the aluminum bed frame leading to the tragic death of the young girl.
Boonpeng Tuponchai, 47, her mother returned home to find her lying in bed in her bedroom. She thought her daughter was sleeping so she approached her to wake her up. However, when she touched her daughter, she was electrocuted.
Realizing the danger, the mother quickly ran to the main home electricity and cut off the electricity but it was too late when her daughter died. Her left hand was badly burned, which is thought to be because she held the phone.
The mother was in pain when she found out that her daughter had died.
The unfortunate girl died while lying in bed
Investigation team leader Khanti Peansoongnem said that the old power supply, along with poor repair, led to a power leak and caused her to die. According to police speculation, the girl was shocked when she accidentally touched an infected bed frame.
Mr. Khanti said:"I think this old power source has been exposed and leaking electricity, maybe electricity is transmitted through the ground or directly to the bed frame. She probably accidentally touched the edge of an infected bed. This leads to to my death. "
However, police have yet to formally conclude, they need to conduct field investigations and autopsies to collect more evidence to determine the cause of her death. Police do not rule out any possibility. The final cause is still unknown, but this is definitely a wake-up lesson for those who are in the habit of using the phone while plugging in the charger.