Dad found dead in hotel after night out in Liverpool on stag do

A man has died while on a stag do in Liverpool.

The man, believed to be a father in his late 40s, was found at the Eleanor Rigby apartments on Stanley Street, Liverpool city centre, at around 9am yesterday, June 30. Ambulance services were called, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hotel owner Paul Fleming said he was called to the hotel, where the man was staying with a group of around 13 other men on a stag do from West Cumbria.

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He said: "He was a dad of a five-year-old daughter. I have daughters myself and I was upset myself. I was thinking that could happen to anyone at any time. We all asked if there was anything we could have done.

"We're trying to reach out to the family now to offer any support we can. It's such a tragedy to go for a night out and not come home."

He said the group had arrived in Liverpool on Saturday. The ECHO understands the man's friends were supporting him in the room at the time, at around 9am.

A Merseyside Police spokesman said: "We were contacted at just after 10am on Sunday, June 30, following the death of a man in his 40s at a flat on Stanley Street in Liverpool city centre. There are no suspicious circumstances and the matter has been referred to the coroner."

A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We attended an incident on Stanley Street following a call at 9.01am. We didn’t take a patient to hospital."

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