Man killed after getting electrocuted in seaside resort jacuzzi

An El Paso, Texas, man vacationing at a private resort inPuerto Peñasco, Mexico, has died after getting electrocuted in a jacuzzi on Tuesday, according to reports.

A local NBC station in El Paso reported that the Mexican State of Sonora General Prosecutor’s Office said the man, only identified as 43-year-old Jorge N., and another person, Lizeth, N., were at the Sonoran Sea Resort and in a jacuzzi just after 10 p.m.

The prosecutor’s office said possible wiring failure may have caused Jorge to get electrocuted, while Lizeth reportedly suffered life-threatening injuries.

Lizeth was taken to a nearby hospital where she was reportedly informed she suffered from burns consistent with electric shock.

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This September 2018 photo shows the beach at the popular tourist resort of Puerto Peñasco in the state of Sonora, Mexico. (AP Photo/Annika Wolters)

She was then transported back to the U.S., where she was listed in critical condition, the general prosecutor’s office said.

During the investigation, investigators spoke with someone who is familiar with Jorge and Lizeth, who said she saw the two of them were not moving in the jacuzzi.

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A man was electrocuted to death, and another person was burned while they were in a jacuzzi at a resort in Puerto Penasco, Mexico (PEDRO PARDO/AFP via Getty Images)

The witness also reportedly told investigators she attempted to get into the jacuzzi after discovering the couple was non-responsive, but she was shocked.

The witness told investigators that was the moment she called for help.

The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Sonora is investigating the matter.

Greg Wehner is a breaking news reporter for Fox News Digital.

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