A workman has fallen to his death at the Olympic Park.

Park chiefs are looking into how to the 44-year-old workman died while working on renovation work on the stadium for the Rugby World Cup.

London Legacy Development Corporation chief executive David Goldstone said: “We are devastated to hear of the death at the stadium and our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this time.

“As yet, the exact cause of death is unexplained - but we have stopped all work on site and will cooperate fully with the emergency services and all other relevant authorities on their investigations.

“We will also be conducting our own thorough examination of events.”

The Health and Safety Executive has been notified about the incident and is helping the police with their enquiries.