Olivia Campbell‑Hardy was unlawfully killed on 22nd May 2017 in the City Room of the Manchester Arena in the Victoria Exchange Complex.
When the bomb was detonated, Olivia Campbell‑Hardy was approximately five metres from the seat of the explosion.
Following the detonation, Olivia Campbell‑Hardy was lying on her left side on the floor of the City Room. She appeared to be unconscious and was not moving.
By 22:53, Olivia Campbell‑Hardy remained in the same position but was covered.She could later be seen in the same position, still covered, on the body‑worn video footage of police officers.
A tag was placed on Olivia Campbell‑Hardy at 23:45 to confirm that she was dead.
A post‑mortem examination confirmed that Olivia Campbell‑Hardy’s death was caused by head and neck injuries. These injuries were sustained as a result of the explosion. Her injuries were unsurvivable.