Coroner confirms shocked man’s death

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HARRISON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – The man who fire investigators say was shocked while trying to steal electricity died.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirms that Ronnie Stone was electrocuted.

Stone was found lying on electrical wires at a house in the 2400 block of Timber Lane Monday evening.

The fire chief says he was trying to attach jumper cables to the wire to steal electricity from one house to the other.

Stone died July 23. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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