(27 October 2009, Arkansas) Thirty-year-old Devan LeAnn of Shongaloo,
Louisiana, was visiting Lake Ehrling with a male friend. Recent bouts of
heavy rain had resulted in a flood of runoff water, and they decided it
would be fun to take a mattress careening down the surging water in the
Unfortunately Leann was riding a foam egg-crate style mattress pad. Imagine
a wet foam pad. Are you sinking yet? According to her friend, Devan LeAnn
simply vanished from sight at dusk. The next morning her body was found in
a tangle of trees 70 yards below the spillway.
Parents, warn your children! Wetting the bed can be deadly.
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Reference: Arkanas Democrat-Gazette, Texarkana Gazette