Lisa Lees was unlawfully killed on 22nd May 2017 in the City Room of the Manchester Arena in the Victoria Exchange Complex.
When the bomb detonated, Lisa Lees was standing near to the Arena exit doors. She was approximately four metres from the seat of the explosion.
Following the detonation, Lisa Lees was lying on her back on the floor of the City Room.Members of the public present in the City Room went to assist Lisa. The extent of her injuries meant that she could not be helped. At 22:43, about 12 minutes after the explosion, she was covered.
A tag was placed on Lisa Lees at 23:39 to confirm that she was dead.
A post‑mortem examination confirmed that Lisa Lees’ death was caused by multiple injuries. These injuries were sustained as a result of the explosion. Her injuries were unsurvivable.