Investigators: Shock from pool caused girl to drown

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Investigators say they haven’t found any evidence that a crime occurred at a Raleigh pool where a 17-year-old girl was shocked before drowning.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports ( ) the Wake County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement Wednesday. Officials continue investigating what caused the water at the Heritage Point subdivision pool to carry an electrical charge.

Deputies said it appears Rachel Rosoff was shocked by the pool and fell into the water and drowned Saturday.

The person who called 911 said he arrived for a work shift and found Rosoff floating in the water. The caller said he tried to rescue her but was also shocked by the water.

Wake County spokeswoman Jennifer Heiss says the pool had passed all of its county inspections the last two years.


Information from: The News & Observer,

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