Paramedics could not save man found dead in Stoke Minster

-Credit: (Image: Pete Stonier / Stoke Sentinel)
-Credit: (Image: Pete Stonier / Stoke Sentinel)

Paramedics say nothing could be done to save a man pronounced dead in the grounds of a city church - as police continue to investigate the 'unexplained death'. Two ambulances had been sent to a 'medical emergency' at Stoke Minster.

West Midlands Ambulance Service subsequently called in Staffordshire Police and an investigation has been launched into the death. The alarm had been raised on June 20.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said: "We were called to Glebe Street to a medical emergency. Two ambulances attended the scene and sadly one man was confirmed deceased at the scene."

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Police are continuing to investigate the death. The force has not yet provided any update on the probe or the identity of the man.

A spokesperson said last week: "We got a call from our colleagues at West Midlands Ambulance Service who were responding to a report of a cardiac arrest of a man in the grounds of Stoke Minster on Glebe Street. Sadly, the man died at the scene. We’re working to establish the circumstances leading up to his death. We’re currently treating the death as unexplained and no suspicious circumstances have been found at this stage."

Anyone with information should call the force on 101 and quote incident 337 of June 20.

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