28/07/2006

Teenager dies in city centre fall

A 16-year-old boy has died after a fall in Belfast city centre yesterday evening.

Emergency services were called to the Victoria Street area of the city at around 11pm last night.

It has been reported that the incident happened after the teenager was refused entry to a nightclub in the Tomb Street area of the city.

It is understood that in a bid to get into the club, the boy climbed onto a roof which he subsequently fell off.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

Meanwhile, the man who died during an incident at a farm in County Londonderry yesterday afternoon, has been named.

Cornelius Gormley, aged 40, and from Sallyowilly Road in Claudy, died after a wall collapsed on him at the property on the Seacoast Road in the Bellarena area at around 2pm yesterday afternoon.

The Health and Safety Executive is to carry out an investigation into the cause of the death.

(EF/SP)

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