An 87-year-old has died after a lift he was using collapsed at his care home
The man died in Salford Royal Hospital after being injured at the Serendipity Care Home in Urmston, Greater Manchester.
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Parker of Greater Manchester Police said: "This is a complex joint investigation and it will take some time to establish what caused the lift to collapse."
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Police were informed of the man's death shortly before 2pm on Monday January 30.
The elderly man was using the lift at his home in Manchester
Staff from police, the fire service, the Care Quality Commission and Trafford Borough Council have met families of residents to talk about their care and welfare.
The pensioner passed away later in Salford Royal Hospital
A council spokesman said: "Trafford council is aware of the incident and is aiding the police in their investigation as well as supporting the home to manage the needs of the residents during this difficult time."
Police are currently investigating the case
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