Emergency services rush to 'sudden death' in Downpatrick

Emergency services have been called out to an emergency medical situation in Downpatrick, Co Down.

By Gemma Murray
Wednesday, 27th April 2022, 4:49 pm

The Ambulance Service received a 999 call following what has been described as an incident at a private address in the town.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said: "Police are currently in attendance at a sudden death in the Kennedy Square area of Downpatrick. There are no further details at this time."

A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service added: "We received a 999 call at 11:12am following a medical incident at a private address in the Kennedy Square area of Downpatrick.

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"NIAS dispatched two Emergency Crews, two Officers and the Charity Air Ambulance with HEMS on board were also in attendance.”

SDLP Councillor Dermot Curran said: "I want to offer my condolences to the family involved. And if there is anything I can do to help I am willing to do it at this time."