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Police: Body found in Detroit manhole

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DETROIT (WJBK) -- Police say a body has been found in a manhole on Detroit's west side.

Police responded to a report of a man found dead in the manhole in the area of I-96 service drive and Oregon Street around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Police believe the victim was electrocuted while trying to steal copper from electrical wires underground.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

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