Name release - Wellington building fall

Name release - Wellington building fall

Wellington

Police can now confirm the name of the 19-year-old man who died in Wellington Hospital after falling from a central Wellington building in the early hours of Monday morning, 25 March.

He was Canadian national Tyler James Bates.

Mr Bates was taken to hospital in a critical condition after falling from a building accessed off Gilmer Terrrace around 2:50am on Monday.

Police’s thoughts are with his family at this tragic time.

His death has been referred to the Coroner.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre