Man Electrocuted

By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3
By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3

More information is being released in the death of a man in Point Pleasant.

His body was found Monday night.

Point Pleasant police now say that it was 25-year-old Ryan Ronquillo.

Police say it looks like he was trying to steal copper cables from a utility pole at the old Marietta Plant on North Main Street.

Apparently, when Ronquillo touched the line, it electrocuted him.

About 8:30 Monday night, firefighters found him unconscious on the ground.

An autopsy is being performed on his body to get a final cause on his death.

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