Tragedy of Grimsby Town steward who died trying to remove wasp nest
A Grimsby Town FC chief steward died after being stung by a wasp and falling from a ladder as he tried to get rid of a nest.
Mike Gibson, 66, was allergic to wasps, an inquest into his death was told.
Mike had told his wife he was going to remove the nest from the roof of their home in Robinson Lane, Louth, on November 2.
But after he had climbed the ladder in the rain, Mr Gibson, who had been drinking and was wearing slippers, was stung and plunged to the ground.
When his wife found him she performed CPR while emergency services rushed to the scene.
PC Claire Blakey told the coroner an... read more
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