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The family of Deividas Sereika, who died after falling from a hospital window, have paid tribute to a "much loved son."
The 40-year-old died on Wednesday night (8th May) after falling from a second floor window of the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
Mr Sereika's mother, Irena Svetikiene, said:
“Deividas was my only son who was devoted and much loved. He was a kind and gentle man. He will be sorely missed by all his family and friends.”
Police are continuing with their investigations into the death of a patient who fell from a second floor window at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
40-year-old Deividas Sereika, from Edinburgh Road in Maryport, died on Wednesday night (8th May).
The Health and Safety Executive are working with the police to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.
Police have confirmed that the man who died after falling from a hospital window, is Deividas Sereika from Edinburgh Road in Maryport.
The 40-year-old, who was a patient at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, fell from the second floor window at 7.30pm last night (8th May).
Mr Sereika's family have been informed and the police are investigating the circumstances with the Health and Safety Executive.
It has been confirmed that the 40-year-old man who died at West Cumberland Hospital was a patient.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust have released this statement:
Cumbria Police are investigating after a man died having apparently jumped from a window at West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
The forty-year old has not been formally identified. The incident happened on Wednesday May 8th when it is reported he lept from the second floor.
The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and will be making a joint enquiry with the Police.