Man dies after going into cardiac arrest at McDonald’s in Royston

PUBLISHED: 16:04 17 May 2017 | UPDATED: 16:10 17 May 2017

Police and the ambulance service were called to Royston McDonalds where a man was sadly pronounced dead.

Police and the ambulance service were called to Royston McDonalds where a man was sadly pronounced dead.


A man in his 40s has sadly died after going into cardiac arrest at Royston McDonald’s this morning, police have now confirmed.

Police and the ambulance service were called just before 6am to the Baldock Road fast food restaurant where a man was pronounced dead – despite efforts to save him.

A police spokeswoman told the Crow the man’s family have now been informed, adding: “We were called at 5.58am this morning to Baldock Road, to reports that a man had collapsed.

“The ambulance service attended but sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene.”

An ambulance service spokeswoman confirmed that a land ambulance, the Hazardous Area Response Team, an ambulance officer and the Magpas medical car attended and treated the man in cardiac arrest.

Police are not treating the case as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.


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