Chinese builder found dead on crane

A man has been found dead on a crane in Gothenburg. It is not yet clear whether the man fell or died of natural causes.

Several Chinese workers have been employed to assemble a number of cranes that were imported to Gothenburg from Shanghai during the summer. The man was working on one of the cranes, which is 80 metres in height. The man was 20 years old and from China.

His workmates had not seen him for abourt an hour before they came upon him at 9 pm yesterday on a platform 50 metres from the ground.

“We can’t rule anything out. There were no witnesses. We will have to wait for the results of an investigation,” police superintendent Åke Petersson told TT.