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Name of man found on hospital roof releasedThe name of a man found critically injured on the roof of a Waikato Hospital corridor yesterday afternoon who subsequently died at the scene has been released.
He was Craig Douglas STROTHER, 49, of Hamilton.
Mr STROTHER'S death is not considered suspicious and has been reported to the Coroner who will determine the cause of his death.
Hamilton Police and the Fire Service attended Waikato Hospital on Thursday 20 October following the discovery of a man's body atop the roof of the Red Corridor about 2.50pm.
Shift Manager, Senior Sergeant Andrew O'Reilly, said the man's death was not considered suspicious and has been referred to the Coroner who will determine the cause of loss of life.
Members of Waikato District Health Board's Te Puna Oranga (Maori Health Unit) blessed the scene after the man's body was taken to Waikato Hospital's morgue.ENDS
Date: 21 October 2011
Mary Anne Gill
Waikato District Health Board
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