Scaffolding fall kills 16-year-old

An inquest has been opened into the death of a 16-year-old who died from a head injury after falling from scaffolding in Camden Road, Wanstead, on Wednesday. The teenager, Alfie Perrin, was from Enfield.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the accident, which is being described as unexplained. As was demonstrated in the video which featured in Wansteadium on Thursday, a large crowd gathered when the air ambulance arrived at the scene. The investigation is being conducted by the Metropolitan Police and the Health and Safety Executive.
More from the BBC here, and the Wanstead Guardian here.

1 thought on “Scaffolding fall kills 16-year-old”

  1. How very tragic, to pass away at only
    16, years of age!
    Family, Friends & Relatives, must be
    deverstated!
    My sympathy with sincere condolences
    to Alfie’s Family!
    Off to the funeral, of one of my Husband’s
    best friend’s & will light a candle for Alfie!

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