What gets me is that the AP feels some sort of idiosyncratic need to
report that this guy was "allegedly" trying to steal copper wire.
Would it kill them to NOT use the word "allegedly" in their reporting?
Could it be more obvious that he was absolutely trying to steal copper
Man electrocuted while allegedly stealing wiring
Posted: Aug 03, 2011 11:33 AM EDT Updated: Aug 03, 2011 11:33 AM EDT
HOUMA, LA (AP) -
A 34-year-old man was electrocuted while allegedly breaking in to steal
According to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office, electric company
workers found the body of Timothy Lewis of Houma after getting a call
early Wednesday about lost power.
Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Houma newspaper reported Lewis broke through a fence at a substation
there and was killed when he cut a ground line with a pair of wire
The death was still being investigated, though no foul play is