The death of a man in a Pirelli tyre factory is being treated as 'suspicious' by police.
Ambulance crews called police to the factory on Dalston Road, Carlisle just before half past six on Sunday evening (30th September).
The paramedics were treating a man, believed to be in his 40s, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Cumbria Police have confirmed that the cause of death is yet to be determined. A post Mortem has been carried out but the result are not yet known.
Police are currently treating the death as 'suspicious.'
The management for the factory have temporarily closed the plant whilst police carry out their enquiries.
850 workers are employed at the factory.
Pirelli have released a statement regarding the death of one of their employers at their Carlisle factory.
In it they say the company is saddened by the death and confirm that work at the factory is suspended while the investigation is underway.
The full statement follows:
DCI Forrester is leading the investigation he explained that they are stillt trying to understand what happened to Mr Falder, they are urging for people to come forward, this can be done anonymously by calling 101
Police are still treating the death as suspicious, but aren't ruling out that it may have been a tragic accident. DCI Forrester explained how the investigation is going so far.