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16-year old electrocuted in south County


St. Louis, MO – Police say a 16-year-old boy whose body was found dead this (Mon.) morning apparently was electrocuted.

Christopher Morgan's body was found just before 4:00 a.m. on the construction site where a casino is being built in south St. Louis County.

His name has not been released; police are questioning three other people who were with the boy.

One witness said the teen had been electrocuted trying to climb an electrical tower at the complex.

County police say Morgan lives in the 2700 block of Arsenal and that it appears he "grabbed a 'live' electrical wire," according to a statement.


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