Michelle Kiss was unlawfully killed on 22nd May 2017 in the City Room of the Manchester Arena in the Victoria Exchange Complex.
When the bomb detonated, Michelle Kiss was standing at the top of the steps leading to JD Williams. She was approximately 20 metres from the seat of the explosion.
Following the detonation, Michelle Kiss immediately fell to the floor. She was given assistance by those present in the City Room and emergency responders. Michelle Kiss did not respond and showed no signs of life.
By 22:48, Michelle Kiss was covered.
A tag was placed on Michelle Kiss at 00:32 on 23rd May 2017 to confirm that she was dead.
A post‑mortem examination confirmed that Michelle Kiss’s death was caused by a head injury. This injury was sustained as a result of the explosion and was unsurvivable.