The young man who wanted to steal high tension cables from Rosario died and ended up with 90% of his body burned. He had gotten into an open ditch of the Provincial Energy Company (EPE) and suffered serious burns.
The shocking episode occurred this Sunday shortly before 8 p.m. in Presidente Perón at 6100, in the Santa Fe city of Rosario, where high-tension cables pass.
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The young man, identified by the police as Ezequiel Francisco Curaba, 20, went into the ditch to steal the cables when he received an electric shock that caused serious burns.
A viral video captured by local residents shows the young man minutes after the incident in a state of shock staggering from one side to the other. After the incident, he was treated by personnel from the Integrated Health Emergency System.
ATTENTION: sensitive images. The moment in which the ambulance transports the young man. (Video: Chain 3 Rosary)
The young man had to be referred for care to the Clemente Álvarez Emergency Hospital (Heca) from where they reported that he was admitted with 90% of his body burned and that he was in intensive care with a critical condition. However, at noon this Tuesday it was reported that he died from serious injuries.
The deputy director of the health center, Laura Taljame, reported earlier, in a conversation with Radio 2, that the young man's vital organs had begun to fail as a result of the shock and added: “He has worsened and is on a respirator. “It's incredible that this boy is alive.”
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The assailant was homeless and had been arrested twice last year. One was for concealment, on April 1, and another for attempted robbery, on August 29.
For his part, the brother, a 34-year-old man, an accomplice in the robbery, was unharmed and was detained by the Police. He was housed in Police Station No. 32, located in the Godoy neighborhood, in the western area of Rosario.
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