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Chimney death man named

A man who was found dead inside a chimney at a city law firm has been named by police. The body of Kevin Gough, 42, was discovered at Moody & Woolley Solicitors in St Mary's Gate, Derby, on Wednesday.

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Smell alerts staff to body of a 'burglar' in chimney

The body of a man, believed to be a burglar, has been found in the chimney of a law firm.

Staff at Moody & Woolley Solicitors in St Mary's Gate, Derby, were reportedly alerted to the grisly find by the smell.

The death is being treated by police as unexplained Credit: Press Association

Police were sent to the city centre premises around noon yesterday afternoon and cordoned off the area while they removed the man's body.

Julie Marson, senior partner at Moody & Woolley, told the Derby Telegraph it appeared to be an "awful" tragedy. Police are still trying to identify the body.

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