Man, 56, dies of electric shock

A 56-year-old man was electrocuted yesterday afternoon while doing some work in Cospicua.

It is understood the man was raising an electric winch when it malfunctioned. The police said they were called to Pietru Pawl Street where they found the man, who lives in Cospicua, dead on site.

Magistrate Gabriella Vella is carrying out a magisterial inquiry and police investigations are under way, headed by the district police.


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