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37-year-old man, 27-year-old woman killed after electrocution at Phoenix sports field

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Posted at 6:51 AM, Jun 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-28 17:58:05-04

PHOENIX — Police have identified a man and woman killed during an apparent electrocution incident on a Phoenix sports field.

It occurred June 15, before 6 a.m. near 23rd and Peoria avenues.

Field electrocution

Phoenix police say 27-year-old Amber Quinn and 37-year-old Kenneth Meyer died after "coming in contact with in-ground electrical wires."

According to police, the scene was consistent with the two attempting to steal copper wiring.

Both Quinn and Meyer died at the scene of the incident.