A man who died after falling from Derby’s Market Hall has been named by police.
William Ball, 37, of Sandiacre died during the early hours of Wednesday morning, whilst reportedly carrying out work at the building with a colleague.
He was taken to Royal Derby Hospital but was pronounced dead.
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Police are continuing to investigate after a man fell to his death whilst working in Derby's Market Hall in the early hours of this morning. He was subsequently pronounced dead in hospital.
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A man has died after reportedly falling while carrying out work at Derby’s Market Hall.
Police were called to the incident at around 4.20am after reports that a man had fallen from a height whilst carrying out work at the building with a colleague. He was taken to Royal Derby Hospital but was pronounced dead.
The Health and Safety Executive have been informed and an area inside the hall has been cordoned off while inquiries continue.
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The dumping of heaps of muck on the steps of Derby Crown Court may have been a protest over the current judicial system.
A note was seen in the window of the red Massey Ferguson tractor which appeared to have been used to dump the muck.
What a shame!!! What a shame to have to resort to this.
Today is a personal protest against the severely flawed judicial system that has consistently failed to listen to simple truth and reason. Sorry for any inconvenience caused (to the general public).
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Police have arrested a man after piles of muck were dumped on the steps of Derby Crown Court earlier this morning.
Officers were called at 7.10am by a member of the public, who reported seeing a tractor and muck spreader pull up outside the court before beginning to spray muck on the steps.
A 49-year-old man was arrested near the scene on suspicion of criminal damage. Police are working to remove the tractor, which was abandoned.
A man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in Derby.
Richard Last, 31, of Bridgeside Way, Spondon, is due to appear before Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court on February 10.
Oliver Falivena died on September 6 last year after he was assaulted in the city centre on Bank Holiday Monday.
Officers travelling to a different incident came across an altercation in the Market Place, on the Guildhall side of the fountain, at around 1am that Monday.
Mr Falivena (22) was taken to the Derby Royal Hospital and then the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, where he later died.