Man Crushed to Death and Killed in Fatal Portsmouth International Port Incident Named as Mieczyslaw ‘Mitch’ Siwak

man crushed to death and killed in fatal portsmouth international port incident named as mieczyslaw mitch siwak

Police have confirmed the identity of the man who sadly passed away following an incident at Flathouse Quay in Portsmouth on Friday evening.
Mieczyslaw ‘Mitch’ Siwak, 34, of Stocker Road, Bognor Regis, was fatally injured after being crushed between two shipping containers whilst working at Portsmouth International Port.
Police were called at 6.51pm on Friday to the incident after receiving a report that a man had suffered serious injuries. The 34-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
The deceased – an employee for MMD Shipping Services – was found on Flathouse Quay at the firm’s Prospect Road site at the port.
As previously reported, a 35-year-old man from Sussex has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and theft in connection with this investigation.
He has been released from police custody pending further enquiries.