MSP calls for fatal accident inquiry into tragic ring death of boxer Mike Towell
A FATAL accident inquiry should be held into the death of boxer Mike Towell, an MSP has said.
The 25-year-old welterweight had to be stretchered from the ring after a fifth-round loss to Dale Evans in a St Andrew's Sporting Club fight in Glasgow last Thursday night.
The dad-of-one from Dundee was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was diagnosed with severe bleeding and swelling to his brain. He died on Friday night.
It has since emerged the boxer had been complaining of headaches in the run-up to the fight.
Conservative MSP Brian Whittle, who is a former Olympic athlete,... read more
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