Death of man in UK movie theater being investigated

LONDON — A British movie chain is investigating the death of a moviegoer who reportedly became trapped under a footrest while trying to retrieve a dropped mobile phone.

British media say the man suffered a heart attack in a cinema in Birmingham on March 9 after his head became trapped while he was trying to find his phone. Witnesses said he panicked and had trouble breathing after his head became stuck.

The man died in a hospital a week later.

Vue Entertainment, which operates numerous movie theaters throughout Britain, said in a statement Wednesday that a full investigation into the nature of the incident is ongoing.

People also read these

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual...

Jan 17, 2018

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

Japanese Prime Minister Abe wows Rio finale as...

Aug 22, 2016

Doffing a big red hat, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe "emerged" from a big green pipe as the...

Roland founder, digital music pioneer Ikutaro...

Apr 3, 2017

Ikutaro Kakehashi, the Japanese engineer who pioneered digital music and founded synthesizer giant...

Japanese club Vissel Kobe has high expectations...

Jul 6, 2017

Japanese club Vissel Kobe rolled out the red carpet for German striker Lukas Podolski on Thursday,...

'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' and the UN have a new...

Jul 12, 2017

'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' and the UN have a new rhyme, to promote sustainable development

About Us

Frontal Report is an emerging leader in all forms of media. We aim to be the leading news brand for readers around the world.

Contact us: sales[at]frontalreport.com

Subscribe Now!