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Four arrested over death of worker who fell through roof near Wembley

Reza Alipour, 41, fell to his death in First Way, Wembley  (Google Maps)
Reza Alipour, 41, fell to his death in First Way, Wembley (Google Maps)

Four people have been arrested on suspicious of corporate manslaughter following the death of a worker who fell through a roof near Wembley Stadium.

Reza Alipour, 41, died at the scene despite receiving first aid from the emergency services.

He had fallen from height while employed at a building owned by a fine art and antique buyer.

Metropolitan Police detectives have launched a homicide investigation.

Officers are appealing for anyone to come forward with information on Mr Alipour’s death at Latif House in First Way, Wembley at 2.30pm on Thursday, May 11.

A 45-year-old man was arrested for alleged corporate manslaughter last week Friday.

The following day, two other men and a woman were detained for the same offence.

All have been bailed pending further enquiries until August.

Scotland Yard said: “Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance. Despite their efforts, a 41-year-old man died at the scene.

“His next of kin have been informed.

“The death is being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

“Detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation and enquiries are ongoing.”

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We sent numerous resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, a medic in a fast response car, an incident response officer and a clinical team manager. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“Sadly, despite the best efforts of our crews, a man was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Brent Council confirmed the building is privately owned by a company known as Latif Group. The firm, trading as Latif International, did not respond to requests for comment.

The Health and Safety Executive added: “We are aware of an incident and making enquiries with the Metropolitan Police led investigation.”

Anyone with information should call police via 101, quoting CAD 4369/11May.