Man dies after being found in pond in Tiptree

A man has died in Tiptree this morning. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A man has died in Tiptree this morning. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

Police are investigating after a man died in hospital having been found in a village duck pond.

Two ambulances, an ambulance officer vehicle and police were called to the pond in Church Road, Tiptree, at around 7.30am due to concerns for the welfare of a man.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called following reports of a man being in the water.

“A man was transported to Colchester General Hospital.”

A spokesman for Essex Police added: “We attended and a man was taken to hospital where, sadly, he died.

“His death is being treated as unexplained and our enquiries are ongoing.”

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