By Heartland News
JACKSON, MO (KFVS) - A Cape Girardeau painter was electrocuted Tuesday morning while working outside a building in Jackson, said coroner John Clifton.
Clifton identified the victim as Carl Boitnott, 43. According to Clifton, Boitnott was electrocuted around 9 a.m. when he came in contact with power lines while working on a lift outside a commercial building at 319 W. Main Street.
The incident occurred around 9 a.m., Clifton said. Boitnott was pronounced dead at a short time later.