Second arrest in connection with death of Gogglebox star

A second man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the death of television personality George Gilbey.

Officers were called to Campfield Road, Shoebury, on Wednesday March 27 following reports of a man sustaining an injury who had been working at height.

The man has since been formally identified as 40-year-old George Gilbey, who appeared on the Channel 4 TV show Gogglebox.

A joint investigation with the Health and Safety Executive remains ongoing and officers have now arrested a 36-year-old man from Witham on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter.

A 47-year-old man was previously arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter in connection with this investigation and since been released under investigation.

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