Fisherman's Friends: Man arrested over Trevor Grills and Paul McMullen deaths

  • 4 August 2014
  • From the section England
Trevor Grills
Image caption Trevor Grills died two days after being critically injured when he was hit by a falling metal door at G Live in Guildford in 2013

A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after two men were killed when a metal door fell on them at a music venue.

The tour manager and singer of Cornish shanty group Fisherman's Friends died at G Live in Guildford, Surrey, on 9 February 2013.

A 55-year-old man from Bridgnorth, Shropshire, has been arrested.

Surrey Police said he was being questioned on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.

Image caption Tour manager Paul McMullen died at the scene after the two men became trapped under a metal door

Tour manager Paul McMullen, of Disley, Cheshire, died at the event before Fishermen's Friends were due to perform.

Singer Trevor Grills was taken by ambulance to St George's Hospital in Tooting, south London, where he died two days later.

The two became trapped under the door in a loading bay at the London Road venue, which is owned by Guildford Borough Council.

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