Detectives are trying into the circumstances surrounding the dying of Adam Johnson.
The American ice hockey ahead—who performed for the British skilled membership Nottingham Panthers—died following a “freak accident” throughout an Oct. 28 sport in opposition to the Sheffield Steelers, his team announced. Based on footage that has surfaced of the incident, the 29-year-old suffered an damage to his neck after a collision with a participant on the opposing workforce.
As Johnson’s loved ones continue to mourn his death, authorities have confirmed they’ve launched an investigation into the incident.
“Since Saturday, detectives have been finishing up a variety of enquiries together with reviewing footage, speaking to witnesses and looking for the recommendation and assist of extremely specialised specialists to hunt to grasp the circumstances surrounding what occurred,” South Yorkshire Police mentioned in an Oct. 31 assertion. “We have now additionally been working intently with the well being and security division at Sheffield Metropolis Council, which is supporting our investigation.”