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Update: Investigation into Workington incident continues

November 11, 2014, 1:13 pm

Police and HSE continue to investigate following work related incident in Workington yesterday (10th November).

Police were called at 1:23pm to Howdens Joinery at Clay Flatts Industrial Estate following concerns for the welfare of a man due to a work related incident. The man believed to be aged 48 and from another part of the country, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Police are continuing with their enquiries today to confirm the identity of the man.

Detective Inspector Ian Harwood said:

“We are currently investigating the circumstances of a work related incident at Howdens Joinery at Clay Flatts Industrial Estate. We will be speaking with members of staff from Howdens to establish the facts of what happened and why on behalf of the Coroner. A post mortem examination has been arranged and will take place later today.”

The mans family have been informed and are being supported by officers at this difficult time.

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