Boy who died in Galway lift to be buried today

Hynes Building. Pic: Google Maps

A three-year-old who died after becoming trapped in a lift shaft in a building in Galway is being buried today.

Solomon Soremekun was with his mother and three siblings at the Social Welfare offices in the Hynes Building on Augustine Street in Galway last Monday when the accident happened.

Gardaí and the HSA are carrying out separate inquiries into the incident.

The family had recently moved to Galway from Dublin.

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