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Sign-death man named

The man crushed to death by a falling shop sign in Camden has been named as 27-year-old Jacob Marx.

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Sign-death man named

Jacob Marx with his girlfriend Natalie Chung. Credit: Facebook.

There are reports that the man who was crushed to death when a shop sign fell on him was a lawyer from New Zealand, who was visiting London with his girlfriend. He's been named as Jacob Marx, who was 27.

He was pinned to the pavement when the 30-foot long, metal sign toppled off the William Hill bookmakers in Camden on Monday night. Passers-by lifted it off him, but he later died in hospital from a heart attack.

Investigations into why the sign fell are under way.

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