Man, believed to be in his 40s, dies in Lowestoft

Police were called shortly before 8am this morning.

Police were called shortly before 8am this morning. - Credit: Archant © 2009

A man, believed to be in his 40s, has died in Lowestoft, police confirmed today.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance, Lowestoft police and the East of England Ambulance Service were all called to property in Long Road yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, but despite attempts to save the man he died at the scene.

Witnesses told The Journal that about 12.45pm yesterday the air ambulance landed at the junction of Long Road and Britten Road, with reports of police cars, rapid response vehicles and an ambulance all parked in Long Road,

A police spokesman said: 'We were called to an address in Long Road by the ambulance service just after 12.20pm yesterday, Wednesday February 13.

'Attempts were made by ambulance personnel to resuscitate a man, believed to be in his 40s, who was found at the property but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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'At this stage there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances to the death and the coroner is being informed,' the police spokesman added. An inquest will be held in due course.'

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