Production stopped at Northampton's Carlsberg brewery today after fatal ammonia leak

Production has stopped at Carlsberg and a report has been prepared for the coroner after a worker died following a gas leak at the Northampton brewery yesterday.

Thursday, 10th November 2016, 11:51 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:23 pm
A report is being prepared for the coroner after the death of a Carlsberg worker yesterday.

Northamptonshire Police says a "multi-agency" investigation is continuing after the ammonia leak claimed the life of a man in his 40s and left a 51-year-old man in a critical condition.

This morning the force says a report has been prepared for the coroner, though a formal identification and a post-mortem of the worker are yet to take place.

The factory remains cordoned off and officers are currently at the scene.

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A police spokeswoman said: "The emergency services do not believe there to be any danger to the wider public."

A joint Police and Health and Safety Executive investigation is likely to continue over the coming weeks.