James Sands, 37, of Melbourne Identified As Victim In Accidental Electrocution

By  //  October 14, 2015

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The Brevard County Sheriff's Office has identified 37-year-old James Sands of Melbourne as the victim in what has been determined as an accidental electrocution while conducting residential renovations, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. (BCSO image)

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified 37-year-old James Sands of Melbourne as the victim in what has been determined as an accidental electrocution while conducting residential renovations, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. (BCSO image)

UPDATE: Oct. 14, 2015

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified 37-year-old James Sands of Melbourne as the victim in what has been determined as an accidental electrocution while conducting residential renovations, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

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ABOVE MAP: The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified 37-year-old James Sands of Melbourne as the victim in what has been determined as an accidental electrocution last Monday on Utopia Circle in Merritt Island.

ORIGINAL STORY: Oct. 12, 2015 

Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation After Man Killed In Electrocution

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting what appears to be an accidental death investigation on Utopia Circle, Merritt Island, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

At approximately 2 p.m.Monday, deputies responded to the 100 block of Utopia Circle, Merritt Island, for the report of a person injured by accidental electrocution.

“A male victim was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased,” said Cpl Jacobs in a statement.

“Homicide Agents and members of the Crime Scene Unit are on scene talking to witnesses.”

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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