Woman chokes to death during family meal at Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Teesside
Despite efforts by paramedics and other diners at the restaurant in Stockton, Cleveland, the woman collapsed and died in the bathroom
A 48-year-old woman has died in the toilets of a Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Teesside after reportedly choking on her food.
Despite efforts by paramedics and other diners at the restaurant in Stockton, Cleveland, the woman collapsed and died.
According to reports the unnamed woman was eating with with family members when she died.
Police were called to the scene of the incident at 6.30pm, following the death of the woman, who had already been treated by paramedics.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "A 48-year-old woman who attended the restaurant with members of her family is believed to have collapsed, suffering from an obstructed airway.
"Efforts to resuscitate the female by other diners and subsequently by the ambulance crew failed.
"Cleveland Police would like to extend condolences to the family of the deceased."
A Frankie & Benny's spokesman said: "Yesterday evening a guest became unwell and passed away in the bathroom of our Stockton restaurant.
"The emergency services arrived promptly but were unable to revive her.
"Our condolences go out to the family."
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 3 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 4 UK weather: 'Coldest night of the year' tonight as freezing temperatures plummet to -10C
- 5 Game of Thrones is most-pirated TV show of 2014
President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
Exclusive: Abusers using spyware apps to monitor partners reaches 'epidemic proportions'
Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations
Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
AirAsia flight QZ8501 missing: Search for plane carrying 162 passengers from Indonesia to Singapore suspended overnight
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
£32000 - £40000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A Business Manager is required ...
£45000 - £55000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an exciting opportunity...
£20000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Panel Wireman required for small electro...
£25000 - £27000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: An SME based in East Cheshire, ...