A FLINTSHIRE factory has issued a statement after a man was found dead at the site earlier this month.

At the opening of an inquest in Ruthin John Gittins, senior coroner for North Wales East and Central, said that Anthony Simon Davies, of Maes-y-Coed, Flint, died at the Kimberly-Clark tissue factory in Aber Road, Flint, on February 10.

That morning colleagues realised that he was missing and he was found at 7.14am after last being seen at about 10pm the previous evening.

North Wales Police and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) haved confirmed that a joint-investigation is currently ongoing into the matter at the Kimberly-Clark site in Flint.


Kimberly-Clark themselves have now issued a statement on the incident.

They said: "Following the death of an employee who worked for a third-party logistics company at our site in Flintshire, Kimberly-Clark extends our deepest condolences to the individual’s family and friends at this very difficult time.

"We will continue to help the police and the HSE with their enquiries and collaborate with our third-party logistics company.

"We cannot comment further while the investigation is ongoing."