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Police Report

Case No.: 907/13
Reporting Officer: C. Massey
Incident: 859 Death / Injury Investigation
Date: April 28, 2013
Details of Event

Responded to a confirmed deceased 859 call placed with emergency services a7:53:34 p.m. EST on Sunday April 28, 2013Single male victim, age 55 found deceased in front yard by cyclist passing by. Scene has been secured and family notified. Placement of body and evidence of the scene indicates male victim was trimming trees with pole saw around powerlines when saw came into contact with powerline. Electrical current bonded male victims hands to pole saw causing burnswith electrocution appearing to be cause of death. 

Upon clearing the scene, electrical utility services were called and arrived at 7:35:01 p.m. EST on Sunday April 28, 2013Crew will commence clearing tree branches from around powerline and removal of debris.

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