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Police make arrest in Barking over man crushed to death in warehouse machinery

Police have arrested a man amid an investigation into the death of a man at business in Barking.

Officers were called at around noon to reports that a man had been crushed while operating machinery at a storage/warehouse facility in Renwick Road.

Renwick Road in Barking. Credit: Google Street View

The London Ambulance Service also attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin have been informed and the man has been formerly identified as Marian Iancu, a 39-year-old Romanian national living in Leyton, E10.

A post-mortem examination on November 19 at Queen's Hospital, Romford gave a preliminary cause of death as chest injuries.

An inquest opened and adjourned on November 30, 2015, following the man's death on November 16.

The investigation is being led by Detective Chief Inspector Steve McCabe of the Homicide and Major Crime Command in conjunction with the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham who are leading on health and safety enquiries.

On April 13 a 30-year-old man was arrested in Barking on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.

He was taken to an east London police station and bailed to a date in early June.

Enquiries continue.