SCIO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have determined that a 29-year-old Ypsilanti Township man was electrocuted as he and accomplices were trying to steal copper wire from a Washtenaw County warehouse.
The Ann Arbor News reports (http://bit.ly/1jCEu01 ) Thursday that police have ruled Matthew Vair's death an accident.
Washtenaw County sheriff's Sgt. Geoff Fox says Vair's body was found Dec. 20 on the ground near open power cabinets in the abandoned building in Scio Township, west of Ann Arbor.
An investigation showed that several other people had been in the warehouse and fled after Vair was electrocuted.
Four other men -- ages 22 to 41 -- have since been arrested and arraigned on breaking and entering charges.
Information from: The Ann Arbor News, http://www.mlive.com/ann-arbor