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Tribute after second man dies following Bolton-le-Sands incident

Craig & Liam Peck who sadly died following the incident in Bolton-le-Sands

A second man who was injured in an incident in Bolton-le-Sands has now sadly died. Craig Peck, 43, suffered serious injuries while carrying out building work at an address on Church Brow on Monday, February 8th.

Craig was taken to hospital after the incident but sadly died of his injuries on Wednesday.

Tragically his son Liam Peck, 23, was also killed. He suffered serious injuries and died at the scene.

In an emotional tribute the family said: “Craig and Liam had a close and loving relationship and considered each other as best friends. They spent much time together and although Liam’s main talent lay in cooking, he also loved building and working with his father, something he was used to doing and enjoyed.

“Liam was the life and soul of any event, he had the ability to make mundane situations funny, he loved to make people laugh, he brought joy to everyone who knew him. He and his childhood sweetheart own a popular café in the heart of the community in Kendal, Charlies Café Bar in Kendal was Liam’s dream, he was a magnificent chef and the restaurant will be kept alive by Molly and their family with the help of the community.

“Craig’s remaining three sons, his loving wife and the rest of the family are all devastated beyond belief. We are thankful of all the messages for Craig and Liam but we are unable to respond to people at this time. This is a tragic event that will stay with us for the rest of our lives and we can’t yet comprehend the journey that has started.”

The Health and Safety Executive and local police are continuing their enquiries though into the cause of the incident.

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