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WSB-TV Airs Special on Electric Shock Drowning


Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 7/7/2016

Cox Media Groupís CBS affiliate WSB-TV Atlanta aired a special report on electric shock drowning. When electric currents enter a body of water, they can send bolts down an individualís body and lead to paralysis and death by drowning. This phenomenon took the life of an area high school student, which prompted the station to shed light on the little-known issue.



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