Jill Lunn death: Norwich man convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence

15th September 2017

The jury deliberated for just over an hour before returning the guilty verdict, please see the link below for the full details from Norfolk police:

https://www.norfolk.police.uk/news/latest-news/norwich-man-convicted-gross-negligence-manslaughter

This is the very first time an installer has been prosecuted alongside the installation company, sentencing will be on 30th October.

This is a stark reminder to all professionals involved with automated gates, that they have a personal responsibility to ensure a gate is always left in a safe condition.

Judge Stephen Holt told Churchyard: “This is a very serious matter and a custodial sentence seems highly likely in this case.”

We'll keep you posted.

Richard Jackson, Founder and Chairman of Gate Safe.