Arrest after Torpoint death: UPDATE

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A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after the work related death of a 28-year-old man in Torpoint.

The arrest is understood to be linked to the death of Ryan Thomas, from Grampound Road, who worked as a linesman for Western Power Distribution.

The 39-year-old, from the St Austell area, was questioned at Launceston police station and has been released on bail until May.

A joint investigation into the incident on 16 January, is being carried out by police and the Health and Safety Executive.

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