Kelly Brewster was unlawfully killed on 22nd May 2017 in the City Room of the Manchester Arena in the Victoria Exchange Complex.
When the bomb detonated, Kelly Brewster was approximately nine metres from the seat of the explosion.
Following the detonation, Kelly Brewster was lying on the floor of the City Room.She was breathing erratically and was unconscious. Kelly Brewster’s sister, a member of the public, a TravelSafe officer, ETUK first aiders and police officers all sought to help her.
Kelly Brewster stopped breathing shortly after 23:00. She was given CPR but this was not successful. Following an assessment by a paramedic, CPR was stopped at 23:11.She was covered by 23:12.
A tag was placed on Kelly Brewster at 23:45 to confirm that she was dead.
A post‑mortem examination confirmed that Kelly Brewster’s death was caused by head and abdominal injuries. These injuries were sustained as a result of the explosion. Her injuries were unsurvivable.