Pensioner dies in Blofield after going missing from care home

East of England Ambulance Service. Picture Simon Finlay.

East of England Ambulance Service. Picture Simon Finlay. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

A man, in his 80s, died in Blofield this morning after going missing from a care home.

Emergency services were called to Yarmouth Road in the village at 5.30am after reports of a man who was not breathing.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent an ambulance crew, a rapid response vehicle and two ambulance officers. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have confirmed that they are not treating the death as suspicious. The man's next-of-kin have been informed and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

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