Man dies after suffering cardiac arrest in Gallows Corner Tesco car park
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Emergency services were called to Gallows Corner Tesco yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, October 15) but were sadly unable to save the life of a man who had suffered a cardiac arrest in the store’s car park.
London Ambulance Service paramedics were called to "reports of a fall" in the Tesco car park in Bryant Avenue at 3.34pm.
Paramedics arrived and called for police assistance at 3.41pm.
A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman confirmed: "We dispatched a number of resources to the scene including two medics in fast respond cars, an ambulance crew and an incident response officer.
"Sadly, despite the efforts of medics, a man died at the scene."
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A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman added: "We were called to reports of a man aged in his 60s in cardiac arrest.
"Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the man was pronounced dead at 4.20pm.
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"His next-of-kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination will take place in due course."
The man's death is not being treated as suspicious.
A file will be prepared for the coroner.