Man dies after electrocution

HEALTH and safety experts are due to launch an investigation today after a man was found dead in an industrial unit after apparently being electrocuted.

HEALTH and safety experts are due to launch an investigation today after a man was found dead in an industrial unit after apparently being electrocuted.

Police officers were called to the unit in Gipping Road, Great Blakenham, just after 6pm yesterday.

There they found a 55-year-old man deceased.

A spokeswoman for the East Anglian Ambulance Trust said it received a report at 6.22pm that there had been an electrocution.


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An officer and vehicle attended but the man was not taken to hospital. A police car was sat outside the unit today.

Inspector Steve Griss, from Suffolk police, said the death was not being treated as suspicious and the coroner will be informed.

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The building, on Claydon Business Park, is not currently home to a business. IS&G for Steel are due to move in later this year but have confirmed the dead man is not one of their employees.

It is believed the man was preparing the unit for IS&G for Steel's arrival.

Insp Griss added details would not be released until formal identification had taken place and the next of kin had been informed.

Details had also been passed to the Health and Safety Executive.

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