Plans take shape to honor 12-year-old electrocuted at Augusta park

By Susan McCord in the Augusta Chronicle, Posted Mar 9, 2020 at 5:18 PM

Plans are taking shape to memorialize Melquan Robinson 18 months after the 12-year-old was electrocuted at an Augusta park.

Robinson died Oct. 15, 2018, after climbing a Fleming Athletic Complex fence to retrieve a ball. The fence carried a live current, and a later inspection revealed the park had no equipment grounding connector that would have shut off the electricity.

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