Elaine McIver was unlawfully killed on 22nd May 2017 in the City Room of the Manchester Arena in the Victoria Exchange Complex.
When the bomb detonated, Elaine McIver was approximately four metres from the seat of the explosion.
Following the detonation, Elaine McIver was seen lying face down. She was not moving. A few minutes later, Elaine McIver was lying on her back.
An emergency responder checked on Elaine McIver about six minutes after the explosion. There was a small, sharp movement of her head but she otherwise did not respond.
At 22:50, police officers attempted CPR. One of the officers noticed some movement to her mouth. Elaine McIver did not respond to CPR.By 22:55, she was covered.
A tag was placed on Elaine McIver at 23:45 to confirm that she was dead.
As a result of the explosion, Elaine McIver suffered multiple injuries. A post‑mortem examination confirmed that her death was caused by chest injuries. Her injuries were unsurvivable.