Login Register

Fisherman's Friends' Trevor Grills dies in hospital from severe head injuries

By CG_News  |  Posted: February 12, 2013

Fishermans FriendsTrevor

Fisherman's Friends' Trevor Grills dies in hospital from severe head injuries

Comments (9)

A MEMBER of the Cornish sea shanty singing group the Fisherman's Friends has died in hospital after suffering severe head injuries when he was hit by a falling metal door.

Trevor Grills, 54, a tenor in the Port Isaac-based group, died last night in St George's Hospital in south London.

The band had been due to perform at the G Live venue in Guildford, Surrey when the incident happened on Saturday.

Tour manager Paul McMullen was also killed in the incident as the door fell.

Related content

A spokesman for the band's record company said: "The Fisherman's Friends announce with great sadness that their friend and fellow band member Trevor Grills passed away last night as a result of severe head injuries inflicted during an accident on Saturday, February 9.

"Trevor was a much loved and valued friend to all of us and was an integral part of the Port Isaac community. He will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with Trevor's family at this very difficult time."

President of Island Records, Darcus Beese added: "We are all deeply saddened at losing Trevor. The Fishermen's Friends are exactly that: life long partners in all they do and our thoughts and prayers go out to them and Trevor's family and friends."

Read more from West Briton

Do you have something to say? Leave your comment here...

max 4000 characters

9 comments

  • Big_Ger  |  February 12 2013, 8:00PM

    Rest in peace dear man, your family should be proud that your passing has been of such note to all in Cornwall.

    Rate   3
    Report
  • oldjamaica  |  February 12 2013, 2:56PM

    my heart goes out to Trevors family. this is truly terrible news, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Rate   8
    Report
  • youngcornwall  |  February 12 2013, 12:45PM

    So far from the sea doing what they loved RIP.

    Rate   13
    Report
  • First Impressions  |  February 12 2013, 12:29PM

    Truly awful news. My heartfelt condolences to his family. RIP Trevor.

    Rate   12
    Report
  • Lafrowda  |  February 12 2013, 11:45AM

    What a tragedy. Loved by so many. Skimpy reporting of the circumstances.

    Rate   -9
    Report
  • twofeetofsnow  |  February 12 2013, 11:29AM

    A great shame to lose two such vibrant people, my condolences to all who knew them from someone who enjoyed their music.

    Rate   13
    Report
  • forum  |  February 12 2013, 11:05AM

    So very sad. To both familys who lost ther eloved one in this accident. It should never have happened

    Rate   10
    Report
  • MaryAlice01  |  February 12 2013, 10:58AM

    To Paul & Trevor's family & friends .... Sending positive thoughts and wishing you all peace within and wisdom to know you are surrounded by light, even when it feels so dark. With deepest sympathy, from Mary Alice & Chris Pollard, Gerrans Cornall

    Rate   8
    Report
  • buzzzz  |  February 12 2013, 10:23AM

    Very, very sad. Condolences to his family, friends and all that knew him.

    Rate   12
    Report

      YOUR COMMENTS AWAITING MODERATION

       
       

      MORE NEWS HEADLINES