The teenager was taking a bath at her home in Marseille in France, when the tragedy happened on Sunday, it has been claimed.
Paramedics rushed the girl, who is identified only as Tiffenn, to a hospital in Timone but she was unable to be resuscitated and was pronounced dead, Mail Online reports.
The girl is believed to have died of cardio-respiratory failure brought on from the electrocution but an investigation has been launched to ascertain her exact cause of death.
According to French media, the girl’s death has provoked a ‘wave of emotion’ on social media and magazine Closer reported that her name is Tiffenn.
The make and model of the phone has not been disclosed
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