Police Identify Victim in Electrocution Incident
Fairfax County Police Department
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
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June 19, 2013
Reston Police District – Detectives have identified the victim in this incident as 14-year-old Bennett James Rill of Oak Hill, Virginia.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will make final determination as to cause and manner of death.
Teen Electrocuted on School Grounds (original release date 061913)
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.
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.