Shock Fatal To Youth
The City Coroner, Mr. A. N. Bott, said yesterday that 15- year-old Harold Brodie, who was electrocuted on April 9 while using an electric lawn mower, had had blackouts and fainting fits and a slight shock
would be fatal.
He found that Brodie, of Tor- rington Road, Maroubra, was accidentally killed when he tried to free a live flexible power lead which had become jammed and cut in the blades of a converted
Mr. Bott said the parents had been prompt in going to the boy's
There was no suggestion of blame to Miss Margaret Gibbons, the owner of the machine, or to the makers.