HSE to lead investigation into death of Michael Jones

The investigation into the death of Michael Jones at Bramley Moore is now being led by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Michael, who was 26, was killed while working on the construction of Everton Football Club’s new stadium on 14 August 2023.

The involvement of Merseyside Police has now concluded. HSE will now lead the criminal investigation.

HSE inspector John Padfield said: “We have been a part of this inquiry from the outset and we will continue to thoroughly investigate Michael’s tragic death as the lead agency

“This will aim to establish if there have been any breaches of health and safety law.

“We are in regular contact with Michael’s family and our thoughts remain with them at this time.”


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