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Death reported in El Paso's Lower Valley; investigation underway

Authorities are investigating the death of a man on New Haven Drive in the Lower Valley. Police do not suspect foul play. Credit: KFOX14 / CBS4

El Paso police are investigating a death in the Lower Valley.

It was reported around 1 p.m. Friday.

Police responded to the 8500 block of Fortune Court near Roseway Drive.

They said they don’t suspect foul play.

A neighbor told KFOX14 the power at his home went out at his home.

When he went outside to look around if the outage affected his neighbors, he learned that a man who was trimming trees was shocked.

There was an outage reported in same area, according to El Paso Electric spokesman George De La Torre.

Our news crew at the scene said power lines are visible around the area under investigation.

New Haven Drive nearby was closed while police were on the scene, but reopened around 2:40 p.m.

Reporter Michael Ikahihifo is on his way to the scene to gather more information. Follow him on Twitter @MichaelKFOX_CBS.

There was an outage reported in same area, according to El Paso Electric spokesman George De La Torre.


El Paso Electric is working to restore power.

We’ll update this article as more information becomes available.

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