Barrow man pictured and named after dying on industrial estate

The family of a Barrow man have paid tribute to him after he died on an industrial estate.

Stuart Garnet, 44, died following the incident at Wicks Yard, Barrow, last Thursday (May 12). The incident happened at around 12.55pm.

In tribute to Stuart, his family said: “Stuart was a Barrow man through and through, who attended most of Barrow AFC’s home games when he could.

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“Stuart will be sorely missed by all those that worked with him and knew him. Stuart leaves behind his brother and his mother who are also from the Barrow area.”

A joint investigation between Cumbria Constabulary and the Health & Safety Executive remains ongoing.

The family are currently being supported by specialist officers at this time and are thankful for the messages of support they have received.

A police statement following the incident said: “Police received a report from the North West Ambulance Service at 1.17pm today (12 May) of a sudden death at Wicks Yard on Scarth Road, Barrow-in-Furness.

“A man, aged in his 40s, from Barrow-in-Furness, was pronounced deceased at the scene. “A joint investigation with the Health & Safety Executive is ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the incident. At this time, the death is being treated as unexplained.”

Lancs Live – Cumbria