Electrocution

A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Electrocuted While Allegedly Stripping Copper Wiring From Oakland Warehouse Identified

A man who was electrocuted while allegedly trying to strip copper wiring from an abandoned warehouse in West Oakland last Wednesday night has been identified as 40-year-old Aaron Madacsi.

07/28/2014

Electrocution Medical Response Team

2 Men Electrocuted On Oakland Street; 1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured

Police say a downed power line in Oakland electrocuted one man and critically injured a second.

07/05/2014

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Investigating Reports Of iPhone User’s Electrocution

Last week, Ma Ailun, a 23-year-old woman from China’s Xinjiang region, was allegedly electrocuted when she answered a call on her iPhone 5 while it was charging, according to the China-based Xinhua news agency.

07/15/2013

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