Buxton man electrocuted while constructing step


A 30-year-old carpenter identified as Conrad Spencer died after he was electrocuted on Sunday.

Spencer of Company Road, Buxton, East Coast Demerara was constructing a step at about 09:30hrs when the incident occurred, Police Headquarters reported.

According to the police report, Spencer was erecting the step with an electrical saw when he came into contact a live wire.

Police said he was observed lying motionless next to the work-bench and his right elbow had what appeared to be burn marks.

The body was taken to Jerrick’s Funeral Home.

Investigations are ongoing.

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