Woolworths Jesmond closed after worker died on shift

Police have established against the law scene at a Woolworths retailer, which stays closed after a lady dies whereas working.

She was reported injured on the Jesmond Central store, close to Newcastle within the Hunter area of NSW, at round 7.30am on Friday.

NSW Police mentioned paramedics rushed to the store, however the girl sustained “life-threatening accidents” and was pronounced useless.

“Officers from Newcastle Police Precinct have established against the law scene and launched an investigation into the circumstances of the incident,” NSW Police mentioned in a press release.

“Preliminary investigations counsel there are not any suspicious circumstances.”

The lady was an worker of a third-party cleansing firm that supplied specialist cleansing providers on the Jesmond retailer.

A Woolworths spokesman mentioned the grocery store large was “deeply saddened by the tragic incident”.

“Our ideas are together with her family members at this tough time,” the spokesperson mentioned.

“We’re helping SafeWork NSW and NSW Police in addition to working with our contract cleansing associate.”

The grocery store mentioned its precedence is to offer assist for the lady’s household.

The Jesmond store will stay closed.

A report will likely be ready for the coroner’s info.

Initially posted as a closed Woolworths retailer, police examine the scene following the lady’s dying