Teen Electrocuted on School Grounds

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News Release:13/170/0305/(5)drg
June 19, 2013



Teen Electrocuted on School Grounds


            Reston Police District – Shortly before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, police and fire were called to Fox Mill Elementary School at 2611 Viking Drive in Herndon.

            First responders arrived and located four juvenile males; three 14-year-olds and one 15-year-old. One of the 14-year-olds had inadvertently come into contact with a live electrical wire and was electrocuted. He was pronounced dead on scene. The remaining boys were transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

            There does not appear to have been an attempt to enter the school.

            Homicide detectives and crime scene technicians responded to the scene. The investigation is continuing.


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