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Death toll in Scottish helicopter crash rises

By CNN Staff
updated 1:04 PM EST, Thu December 12, 2013
The wreckage of a police helicopter is winched from the collapsed roof of a pub in Glasgow on December 2, 2013.
The wreckage of a police helicopter is winched from the collapsed roof of a pub in Glasgow on December 2, 2013.

(CNN) -- A tenth person has died as a result of a helicopter crashing into a Glasgow pub last month, Scottish police said Thursday.

Death toll rises in helicopter pub crash

Joe Cusker, 59, had been receiving treatment from the November 29 incident.

"Our thoughts are with families at this difficult time and we will continue to provide support to them as we have done for all of the bereaved," Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick of Police Scotland said in a statement.

The Clutha Bar was packed with about 150 people listening to a band when the helicopter plunged into it on a Friday night.

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