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Manslaughter Arrest Over Work Death

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:00am 6th February 2013.

A man has been arrested over the death of a Cornish dad as he worked on an electricity pole in Cawsand.

Ryan Thomas from Grampound Road lost his life last month.

A thirty-nine year old from St Austell has been questioned on suspicion of manslaughter and released on bail.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "A 39-year-old man from the St Austell area has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

"The arrest follows the death of a 28-year-old man in a work-related incident at Torpoint on 16 January 2013.

"The suspect has been questioned at Launceston Police Station and released on Police bail until the 9th May 2013.

"A joint investigation continues involving the Police and the Health and Safety Executive."

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