VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a man died by electrocution in Virgin Gorda sometime this afternoon, August 31, 2015.
This news site can confirm that the man has been identified as Alex George aka Ants.
According to reports, George, an employee of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), was working on a utility pole in the North Sound area when he came into contact with a live wire.
Reports indicate that electricity was off at the time but returned and one of George’s feet came into contact with the live wire and he was electrocuted.
Efforts to get a comment from the BVI Electricity Corporation were futile up to post time.
However, Police Information Officer Diane Drayton confirmed the incident, noting that the now deceased was working on a utility police at the time of his electrocution.