Heartbreak of electrocution victim’s family

IPSWICH: Loving tributes have today been paid to electrocution victim, Johnathan Ehlert, as the first pictures of him are revealed.

Mr Ehlert’s family have been left devastated by the loss of the father-of-two after he was electrocuted at an Ipswich substation.

The 30-year-old’s mother Denise Collins, spoke on behalf of Mr Ehlert’s partner Kerri Velzian, their children Zoe, eight, and Reece, two, as well as Mr Ehlert’s three brothers, Tony, Simon and Mark, and sister Sammy.

Ms Collins, of Schreiber Road, said: “Words can’t express how much John will be missed by all his family. “He was a kind, loving man.”

Mr Ehlert was killed at a substation in Ransomes Way last Wednesday.

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