Contractor electrocuted in Tunbridge Wells

An electrical contractor died after being electrocuted at a Marks & Spencer store in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. on Saturday.
The victim has been named as 62-year-old widower Philip Dodd of Horley, Surrey. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokeswoman for Tunbridge Wells Borough Council said: 'We were called just before 3.30pm to the store in Calverley Road. It is believed a man suffered an electric shock. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

'The air ambulance also attended. It is being treated as a suspicious death until the full circumstances are known.'

An M&S spokeswoman added: 'There has been a tragic incident at the store today and our thoughts are with the family concerned.

'We are now concentrating on doing all we can to assist the emergency services with their investigation and as such are unable to comment any further at this stage.'

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5 November 2012


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