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Police Report

Case No.: 692/12
Reporting Officer: Officer: J. Povich
Incident: 859 Death / Injury Investigation
Date: April 19, 2012
Details of Event

Responded to a859 call at 1:44:00 a.m. EST on Thursday April 19, 2012. We were called to the scene of a deceased male, age 22. Victim suffered extreme electrical contact injuries to his body resulting in death. Witnesses at the scene confirm victim climbed hydro pole in attempt to retrieve his shoes hanging from the powerline. Victim came into direct contact with the energized powerline. Witnesses state seeing sparks and flames prior to victim falling over 33 feet to the road pavement and concrete street path. Victimbody is charred and smoking. Victim ID confirmed through witness statements. Medical examiner to confirm male victim identification through dental records and DNA profile matches with biological parents.

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