December 11, 2007
Stealing copper could do more than just land you in jail. It could cost you your life. Friends of a 21-year-old man say he was he was electrocuted as he tried to steal copper wire in Orangeburg County.
Paramedics found Patrick Taylor at a gas station Friday after his friends called 911. He died a short time later at the hospital.
Deputies say the friends followed the ambulance to the hospital but left before investigators could talk to them.
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