Man crashed to death under a car he was trying to Steal its part


A Welsh man has met his untimely death in quest to steal a car parts in Wales in the United Kingdom.

Daniel Stephens, 25, of Blaenavon, Torfaen, was found beneath a BMW in a car park on High Street, Cymmer, Rhondda Cynon Taf, on 12 August, at about 06:00 BST.

He died after the jack he had been using to hold the car collapsed.

The car’s owner told the inquest in Pontypridd he noticed Mr Stephens’ legs protruding from under his BWM.

Russel Seldon said, after finding Mr Stephens with no signs of life under his car, he called emergency services.

PC Leah Jeffries, who was at the scene, told the inquest Mr Stephens was “cold and stiff” and she could see his “chest was crushed” when the car was raised.


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