The deceased was allegedly attempting to steal electrical cables before he was “electrocuted.”
The BBC reported that Elneny’s father discovered the body when he visited the Arsenal midfielder’s house, which is located 100 kilometers north of Cairo.
The British news outlet added that Elneny’s father reported the incident to the police. The police said that the man had been attempting to “steal electrical cables.” e is believed to have been “electrocuted during the theft.”
The football player was informed of the incident over the phone.
Elneny’s family, according to the BBC, had handed the house to a charity, which has been using it as an office.