Police called to ‘sudden death’ of man in his 70s

Police rule out suspicious circumstances in Carlton Colville mans sudden death. Picture: Ian Burt

Police rule out suspicious circumstances in Carlton Colville mans sudden death. Picture: Ian Burt. - Credit: IAN BURT

Police were called to a 'sudden death' in Carlton Colville near Lowestoft.

Police were called by the ambulance service to an address in the north Suffolk town at 11.20pm last night following reports of a man in cardiac arrest.

The man, believed to be in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police cordon remains in place at the address, which has not been disclosed.

Police are carrying out further enquiries.


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Suffolk Constabulary said in a statement: 'Police are currently at the scene of a sudden death in Carlton Colville.

'Police were called by the East of England Ambulance Service to attend an address in Carlton Colville at approximately 11.20pm last night, (Saturday December 30) following reports of a man in cardiac arrest.

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'The man, believed to be in his 70s, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

'A police cordon remains on at the location while police carry out further enquiries.'

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