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Electrocution of Waynesboro man being investigated

August 11, 2010
  • Harry Henry Jr., 45, of 8361 Stottlemyer Road, was electrocuted Saturday while working under a house trailer in Berlin at about 9:30 p.m.
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BERLIN, Md. -- The Worcester County (Md.) Bureau of Investigation was investigating Saturday's electrocution death of a Waynesboro, Pa., man, according to a news release.

Harry Henry Jr., 45, of 8361 Stottlemyer Road, was working under a house trailer in Berlin at about 9:30 p.m., police said in the news release obtained by The Herald-Mail.

Investigators believe he was electrocuted by a live wire under the trailer, the news release stated.

Emergency medical personnel attempted to resuscitate Henry as he was transported to Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, but they were unsuccessful, the news release stated.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.

An autopsy will be completed by the Maryland Medical Examiner's Office.

Henry was a licensed plumber and owned Mr. Sewer and Drain, according to his obituary.

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