Metropolitan Police officer dies after collapsing in London's Trafalgar Square

Police said the 38-year-old man's death was not suspicious

Lizzie Dearden@lizziedearden
Saturday 28 November 2015 13:12
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Policemen stand overlooking Trafalgar Square in London on November 9, 2011
Policemen stand overlooking Trafalgar Square in London on November 9, 2011

A London police officer has died after collapsing in Trafalgar Square.

The 38-year-old officer suddenly fell ill on Friday morning, a spokesperson for Scotland Yard said.

“Police were called by London Ambulance Service at approximately 6am on Friday, 27 November to reports of a man collapsed in Trafalgar Square

“LAS treated a 38-year-old man at scene before taking him to a south London hospital where he subsequently died.”

The Metropolitan Police Federation extended its condolences to the officer, writing on Facebook: “Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this time.”

The man’s relatives have been informed and his death is not being treated as suspicious.

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