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Man dies in Next at Deepdale Shopping Park

Posted on - 30th August, 2023 - 1:35pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Preston News
Next on Deepdale retail park

A man has died after collapsing at a shop on a Preston retail park.

Preston Police were called to Next at Deepdale Shopping Park at 10.20am on Wednesday (30 August).

A man had collapsed in the store and was attended to by the North West Ambulance Service.

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The man, in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for police said: “We are aware that there are some rumours circulating about an incident that has happened at Deepdale Retail Park and we wanted to clarify things so that there is no panic.

“We hope that this clarifies what’s gone on and we would ask that people don’t speculate or make ill-informed statements that could cause worry.”

Emergency services remain on the scene at the retail park.

Leader of Preston City Council councillor Matthew Brown posted a tribute on his Twitter account to the man involved.

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