Second Fisherman's Friends member dies after Guildford's G Live accident
By mattcollison | Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 14:45
A SECOND man has died following a fatal accident at G Live in Guildford.
G Live was the scene of the tragedy on Saturday.
Trevor Grills, a singer with the sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends, died last night, it has been announced.
Mr Grills, 54, was crushed under a falling metal door at the venue on Saturday when Paul McMullen, the Cornish band's tour manager died on the scene.
The band, of Port Isaac, North Cornwall, this morning issued a statement on the death of Mr Grills.
Here is the statement in full: "Tuesday February 12, 2013 at 9:30am: The Fisherman's Friends announce with great sadness that their friend and fellow band member Trevor Grills passed away last night as a result of severe head injuries inflicted during an accident on Saturday 9 February. Trevor was a much loved and valued friend to all of us and was an integral part of the Port Isaac community. He will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with Trevor's family at this very difficult time."
President of Island Records, Darcus Beese added: "We are all deeply saddened at losing Trevor. The Fisherman's Friends are exactly that: life long partners in all they do and our thoughts and prayers go out to them and Trevor's family and friends."
A spokeswoman for Surrey Police said: "A second man has died following an incident at the G Live theatre venue in Guildford at the weekend.
"The 54-year-old man from Port Isaac in Cornwall died last night (Monday, 11 February) at St George's Hospital in Tooting after suffering serious head injuries in the incident at the location on Saturday morning (February 9).
"Another man suffered fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene."
Surrey Police is investigating the incident with the assistance of the Health and Safety Executive.