A British mom found her daughter collapsed in the bath
after her heart reportedly stopped.
Amber Rummels (18) from Cardiff, UK, was discovered
underwater in her bath while the taps were still running on 1 December last
The teen’s mom, Anita
Lewis, pulled her out of the bath and performed CPR until the paramedics
arrived, an inquest recently heard.
Medics were able to revive her, but Amber passed away in
hospital four days later, The
A coroner recently revealed that the waitress, who was
studying hospitality at Vale College, died from hypoxic brain injury and sudden
arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) – the sudden
unexpected death of adolescents and adults.
During the recent inquest, the devastated mom revealed she
woke up in the night to find the home with no electricity.
“Water was coming through the light fitting in the hallway,”
“I could then hear a dripping sound of water coming from
The mom then grabbed a pen and managed to unlock the
“I looked into the bath and I saw the water was running
from both taps. Amber was lying in the foetal
“I grabbed Amber out of the bath under her arms and I put
her on the floor,” the mom said.
An electric facial exfoliator was discovered in the bath
but the report found that it was unlikely that it caused an electric shock, the
York Post reports.
“She was a strong character,” said Amber’s father, Steven
Rummels. “She was fun and caring, and we’ll all miss her dearly.”
Source: BBC, The