State investigating death of Downtown construction worker

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: March 08, 2021 3:34 PM CT | Published: March 08, 2021 3:21 PM CT

A 36-year-old construction worker fell to his death while helping renovate a building in the Cotton Row National Historic District.


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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