Sudden death on Norfolk Broads’ cruiser

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

A man in his 70s has died on a boat moored on the Norfolk Broads at Ludham.

Emergency services were called to the hire cruiser at Womack Staithe, Horsefen Road, at around 9.18am today.

A police spokesman said there were no suspicious circumstances and that a file would be prepared for the coroner.

The East of England Ambulance Service and the lifeboat crew from Hemsby also attended.

An ambulance spokesman said: 'We were called to a report of a man who was not breathing. An ambulance officer attended the scene.

'However, there was nothing that could be done for the man in his 70s who died at the scene.'

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