Worker dies at tyre factory

Police in Carlisle are investigating after a suspicious death at the city's Pirelli factory.

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Work to restart at Pirelli

Production at the Pirelli factory in Carlisle has begun again today.

The factory was temporarily closed down while investigations took place into the death of a worker.

48 year old George Falder from Carlisle was found dead inside machinery at the factory on the evening of the 30th September.

An investigation into what happened is continuing by Cumbria police who are treating it as suspicious and have spoken to employees.

The police are liaising with the Health and Safety Executive.

DCI Mike Forrester, who is leading the enquiry is very keen to speak to anyone with information that might assist in piecing together what happened and they are urged to contact the police in confidence by telephoning 101.

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