Parachutist electrocuted in Casa Grande

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CASA GRANDE – A parachutist was killed Friday while performing an illegal jump.

It happened about 9:30 p.m. in Casa Grande.

Three men broke into a cell tower, according to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Darrell Dunafon, 23, of Tucson climbed the tower and jumped. He landed on some power lines and was electrocuted.

Two friends of the victim told detectives they saw private property signs and knew they were breaking the law. They could face charges.