Grasps Live Wire Seeking to Scale Hospital Wall.

While trying to scale the wall in the rear of the Philadelphia General Hospital, Thirty-fourth and Pine streets, Peter Slavin, an inmate of the drug ward, came in contact with a live wire yesterday morning and was electrocuted. Slavin was 61 years old and lived at 2738 Cabot street.

Slavin was trying to escape from the institution, and in grasping the chain (rest of story is missing)

Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) Inquirer, December 27, 1917.