Details of Work-Related Deaths in London in 2007


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last updated 17 September 2007


Deaths in 2007

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Name Age Date of death Status Local Authority Industry

Immediate Employer

REED Micky 67 2 June Worker   Transport City Cruises
HUDOIAN Otari Davidovitch 46 28 March Worker   Construction  
PARRY Brian 65 30 April Worker     Nu Screw and Nut Ltd

 


FURTHER DETAILS OF DEATHS

 

Micky Reed

Name Age Date of death Status Local Authority Industry

Immediate Employer

Micky Reed 67 2 June 2007 Worker   Transport City Cruises

Micky, an experienced Thames pleasure boat skipper, collapsed during a fracas with a passenger. Micky was involved in a confrontation while the boat was tied up at a pier in central London.

Micky died of a heart attack after the fight. Medical students who were nearby tried to help him after he collapsed, but he was pronounced dead at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel.

A postmortem examination showed that Micky died of heart disease, precipitated by stress of assault.

Two men were arrested and questioned by murder squad detectives at separate police stations in connection with the incident.

Andrew and Christopher Liddard, appeared at Thames Magistrates’ Court accused of beating Micky to death at the pier near the Tower of London, where his vessel, Millennium of Peace, was docked.They were remanded on bail to appear at the Old Bailey for a preliminary hearing on October 1.

Any inquest would be held at the London Inner North Coroner's Court.

Media Coverage
Title Source Date of Article
Boat death sparks murder inquiry BBC News 3 June 2007
Brothers charged after boat death BBC News 4 June 2007
Two held after pleasure boat captain's death Guardian 4 June 2007
Thames murder charge brothers weep in court Times 5 June 2007



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Otari Hudoian

Name Age Date of death Status Local Authority Industry

Immediate Employer

Otari Davidovitch Hudoian 46 28 March 2007 Worker   Construction  

Otari died when he fell from height while refurbishing a farm building at East Hall Farm in Rainham. His employment details from part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) enquiry.

An inquest is to be held at the London East Coroner's Court on a date yet to be set.


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Brian Parry

Name Age Date of death Status Local Authority Industry

Immediate Employer

Brian Parry 65 30 April Worker     Nu Screw and Nut Ltd

Brian, employed as a driver/warehouse person, suffered a serious injury when he fell onto a vacuum cleaner at his place of work in Neasden. He went to Guy's Hospital where he late died

An inquest is to be held at the London Inner South Coroner's Court on a date yet to be set.

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