Moline man dies trying to change sump pump

police lights generic

A Moline man died when he was electrocuted as he tried to save his home from rising water during recent storms.

Michael Henderson, 64, was reportedly changing a sump pump in the basement of a home in the 2200 block of 15th Street Monday, June 30, 2014.  Storms that day brought record rainfall to the Quad Cities area.

A preliminary autopsy report issued Wednesday, July 2, said Henderson died of suspected electrocution.

State police, city police and the Rock Island County Coroner had not yet finalized their investigations.


Filed in: News


Suggest a correction

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,429 other followers