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Death plea

Construction timber supply firm Teglgaard Hardwood and one of its directors John Horner, 58, have both pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of an 18-yearold labourer. The case against a second director and son of John Horner, John William Horner, 31, was dropped.

Christopher Longrigg was killed at Dunstan's shipyard in Hessel, East Yorkshire, in April 2000 when a stack of timber fell on him. The company and its director will be sentenced at Hull Crown Court tomorrow (Friday).