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Two men from Rotherham identified as missing after Didcot collapse

The Didcot power station collapse Credit: ITV News

Two men from Rotherham have been identified as missing after the collapse of Didcot power station, said Thames Valley Police.

One man, Mick Collings, was killed and three other demolition workers were left missing when the part of the Oxfordshire plant they were preparing for demolition crumbled last month.

Police today met today with the families of the three missing people.

Mick Collings was killed when Didcot power station collapsed Credit: ITV News

Emergency services previously said it is "highly unlikely" the missing are still alive and last week stated that the recovery operation could take months.

The family of Ken Cresswell, aged 57, from Rotherham, confirmed that their loved one is missing following the partial collapse of Didcot A Power Station on 23 February.

Ken is loved very much and his family haven't given up hope of him being recovered and returned home. They ask the media to continue to respect their privacy at this difficult time. The family of John Shaw, aged 61, from Rotherham, confirmed that their loved one is missing. John is loved very much and his family haven't given up hope of him being recovered and returned home.

– Thames Valley Police