United States: Death of Canadian tourist in hotel water tank ruled accidental

Posted on June 21, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Drowned, United-States

According to CNN, a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in a water tank of a Los Angeles hotel in February was the victim of an accidental drowning, medical examiners reported Thursday. The decomposing body of Elisa Lam floated inside a water tank on the roof of the Cecil Hotel while guests brushed their teeth, bathed and drank water from it for as long as 19 days. A maintenance worker, checking on complaints about the hotel’s water, found the Canadian tourist inside one of four water cisterns. Read article

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