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Police investigating after contractor found dead in north Phoenix gym jacuzzi

Jun 29, 2023, 4:00 PM | Updated: Jun 30, 2023, 6:28 am

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PHOENIX — Police are investigating after a contractor was found dead in a gym jacuzzi with live electrical wires exposed Wednesday night, authorities said.

Officers responded to the Life Time athletic club near 68th Street and Mayo Boulevard at about 10:30 p.m. and found the man unresponsive, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Arizona Public Service was able to shut off electricity to the building, but the man died at the scene.

Life Time released the following statement:

I can confirm that we experienced a medical incident late Wednesday evening, resulting in the fatality of a professional contractor who was performing maintenance work on nonfunctioning equipment in the indoor aquatics area. The incident currently is under investigation by authorities and the cause of the fatality remains unconfirmed. Therefore, as I hope you can appreciate, no additional details are available at this time. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the family.

No other details were available.

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Police investigating after contractor found dead in north Phoenix gym jacuzzi