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Anorak | Daughter of man killed at King’s Lynn Campbell’s Soup Tower wins right to detonate it

Daughter of man killed at King’s Lynn Campbell’s Soup Tower wins right to detonate it

by | 16th, January 2012

SARAH Griffiths, from Clenchwarton, got to press the plunger that detonated the Campbell’s Soup Tower in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. In 1995, her father, Mick Locke, died from severe scalding from a blast of steam while working in the factory.

Said Sarah, a mother-of-two:

“The tower is a constant reminder that I have been robbed of my dad. I’m a bit choked up about it because it’s a big thing for me to do and I feel very pleased to be given the chance of closure.”

She won the right to destroy the tower by winning a local newspaper’s contest.

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