KCK police identify man found electrocuted on Sunday

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police have identified 54-year-old Charles C. Ruth as the victim of an electrocution. His body was found on Sunday in the 1600 block of North 61st Terrace.

Police also say that an officer was shocked by a downed wire when they responded to try and find Ruth. A news release says that the officer was treated at a hospital and released.

The investigation into Ruth’s death is ongoing.

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