Manslaughter conviction after wall death

A company director has been found guilty of manslaughter on the grounds of gross negligence after a wall collapsed, killing a three-year-old girl.

George Collier, 49, from Kinmel Bay, had denied the charge.

Meg Burgess was walking home from the shops along a footpath in Meliden, near Prestatyn, with her mother in July 2008 when she died.

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Wall death prompts safety calls

The parents of three-year-old Meg Burgess, who died when a wall collapsed on her, are campaigning to include retaining and load-bearing walls under building regulations. Their local MP has raised the issue in a House of Commons motion today.