Police: Worker found dead in Salt Lake City, possibly died of electrocution

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – Police are investigating after a body was found in Salt Lake City Tuesday morning. 

According to Sgt. Brandon Shearer, Salt Lake City Police, it appears there was an industrial accident at 349 South Rio Grande where a subcontractor was working at the Utah State Archives and Records Service building.

The family called police when the man did not return from work Monday night. 

When workers returned to the area Tuesday morning, they found the man who had died from what appears to be an electrocution. 

The incident is still under investigation by police and OSHA who will be conducting their own investigation. The man’s identity has not been released pending notification of family.  

This is developing, an update will be provided once more information becomes available. 

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