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Franklin Parish Child Killed By Electric Fence

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Eugene Zemlyanskiy
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Boy Found Dead From Electrocution

In Winnsboro seven-year old Brandon McFarland was found dead  in a neighbor's yard. His parents told police that he was playing with sister in the front yard , and when they went outside he was missing.  McFarland's parents and others from the neighborhood searched for the child until finding him in a neighbor's yard next to where they were visiting. Reports say that Brandon was playing with a ball when it went over a fence and when he went to go get the ball he hit a hot wire on the electric fence and was electrocuted. McFarland's body is being sent for an autopsy and an investigation is taking place.