The investigation into the death of a child at Tamworth SnowDome has now been formally handed over to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
A joint investigation was launched at the time of the tragic incident, led by Staffordshire Police. Following the handover, HSE will now lead the criminal investigation.
Twelve-year-old Louis Watkiss was in a toboggan when it collided with one of the snow centre’s employees on Friday, 24 September, 2021. Louis suffered fatal injuries in the collision.
Andrew Johnson, Principal Inspector at HSE, said: “We continue to prioritise and thoroughly investigate the death of Louis, to establish any breaches of health and safety law.
“We are in regular contact with Louis’ family.”