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Deputies Say Man Apparently Electrocuted While Trying To Steal Copper Wire

Deputies say it appears a man was electrocuted while trying to steal copper wire in southern Franklin County.

Deputies say it appears a man was electrocuted on Thursday night while trying to steal copperwire in southern Franklin County.

The body was found in an area of thick brush behind a home in the 7000 block of Lockbourne Road,10TV News reported.

Investigators believe the man, who was later identified as Brian Lee Greer, 35, waselectrocuted while trying to steal copper from a live set of power lines. 

They said his body was found lying next to railroad tracks.

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