Police confirm identity of Didcot collapse victim

Grant Prior 6 months ago
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Thames Valley Police have confirmed the identity of a man killed at the Didcot A Power Station collapse on Tuesday.

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Michael Collings was killed in the collapse

A post mortem examination took place yesterday and concluded the cause of death was multiple injuries.

The victim was Coleman and Company worker  Michael Collings, aged 53, from the Cleveland area.

A statement released by his family said: “Mike was a much loved husband, father, granddad, son, brother and friend. He had a huge enthusiasm for life and will be remembered for his kind and friendly nature.

“He loved everyone and everyone loved him.

“Thank you to everyone who has sent their condolences and to Coleman & Company and the emergency services for their support.

“We ask that our privacy is respected at this terrible time.”

The emrgency services also confirmed that the search for three missing workers will continue over the weekend.

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