Jason Garrels, 20, died after being electrocuted while working on a building site in Clermont in February 2012.
Jason Garrels, 20, died after being electrocuted while working on a building site in Clermont in February 2012. Contributed

Man charged over 2012 death of Jason Garrels in Clermont

QUEENSLAND Police have charged a man with manslaughter after an electrocution death at a Clermont work site in 2012.

Police investigating the incident allege about 9.45am on February 27, 2012 that 20-year-old Clermont man Jason Garrels was electrocuted at a building site at McDonald Flat Rd.

He was transported to Clermont Hospital where he died of his injuries.

On Thursday detectives charged 29-year-old Nathan Day from Caboolture with manslaughter.

He is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on July 21.


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