Man found in Falmouth sewage plant filtration tank dies
- 8 January 2014
- From the section Cornwall
A man has died after he was found in a filtration tank at a sewage treatment plant in Falmouth, Cornwall.
Emergency services were called at 20:00 GMT on 30 December after the discovery of the man at South West Water premises.
The 54-year-old man, from Falmouth, was taken to Treliske Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
A joint police and Health and Safety Executive investigation is under way. The coroner has also been informed.
A South West Water spokesman said: "Our thoughts are with the employee's family and friends."