HSE investigates after man aged 57 dies falling 9m while fitting windows on a loft conversion

A builder has been killed after falling onto a concrete patio while fitting windows in Newcastle.

The 57-year-old man, believed to have been a subcontractor working on a loft conversion, fell more than 9m to his death while working on a house in Kenton on Thursday afternoon.

He was taken to hospital, but died the following day.

The HSE is investigating the incident.