Wendy Fawell 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, Wendy Fawell was approximately five metres from the seat of the explosion.
Following the detonation, Wendy Fawell was lying on her left side on the floor of the City Room. She was not moving.
A number of emergency responders checked on Wendy Fawell, but she was unresponsive. By 22:54, she was covered with clothing.
A tag was placed on Wendy Fawell at 23:44 to confirm that she was dead.
A post‑mortem examination confirmed that Wendy Fawell’s death was caused by a head injury. Her injuries were sustained as a result of the explosion. Her injuries were unsurvivable.