Police attend sudden death at Wetherspoons pub in Stowmarket

A man has died after collapsing in The Willow Tree pub in Stowmarket. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A man has died after collapsing in The Willow Tree pub in Stowmarket. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

Police were called to Wetherspoons, in Stowmarket, following a reported sudden death in the pub.

They were called by the ambulance service at around 2pm yesterday, Saturday, December 9, to The Willow Tree in Ipswich Street.

It is believed a 60-year-old man had collapsed and later died.

A spokesman for Suffolk police added: “Officers attended a sudden death in a public place in Stowmarket. It appears to be from natural causes.

“A coroners ambulance has been called to the scene and the next of kin have been made aware.


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“The manager has decided to close the pub until further notice.”

A spokeswoman at the pub said today that they had closed for a few hours yesterday but were open as normal today from 8am to midnight.

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