Another Man Has Died After The Delacombe Trench Collapse Yesterday

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Another Man Has Died After The Delacombe Trench Collapse Yesterday 9 News

In breaking news, a second man has died after being trapped in a collapsed trench in Delacombe yesterday.

Jack Brownlee has died at Royal Melbourne Hospital after the incident.

His family have released the following statement.

On behalf of Dave, Janine, Mitch family and friends we have the unfortunate task of announcing our son, brother and best mate Jackie Boy has passed away, we would like to thank the efforts of the amazing team at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for their care, compassion and efforts over the past 24 hours. We the family know that what could be done was done to get our boy back up and running. This is a very trying time for all family and friends and would like all to respect our privacy at the sad time. Rest In Peace Jacky Boy Brownlee, king of the jungle, bollard, snake a moit, JUNK YARD DOG, chopper, VB SWALLOWING ANIMAL, you will never be forgotten mate. #everyonesbestmate

- Statement from the family

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One man in his 30s was killed at the scene yesterday after being completely buried in the collapse.

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