Suspected Scrapper Electrocuted, Now Identified

Posted at: 06/20/2013 5:05 PM
By: James Wilcox

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office has identified the man they believe was killed trying to steal scrap metal.

Authorities say he's 21-year-old Alex Crandall of Oronoco. They also say it has been confirmed Crandall died after being electrocuted.

Crandall's body was found Tuesday night at a farm outside of Rochester. Investigators believe he was trying to steal scrap metal and cut into live wires. His car and some other items were also found at the scene.

Authorities say they're still looking for an anonymous caller who may have been with Crandall when he was electrocuted.

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