Scottish police officer dies suddenly in police station

The 42-year-old was found dead at Greenock Police Station yesterday and his death is not being treated as suspicious.
The 42-year-old was found dead at Greenock Police Station yesterday and his death is not being treated as suspicious.
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A police officer has died suddenly while off duty.

The 42-year-old was found dead at Greenock Police Station yesterday and his death is not being treated as suspicious.

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Speaking to Scottish newspaper the Daily Record, Detective Superintendent Mark Bell of Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Division, said: "We can sadly confirm that a serving officer died at Greenock Police Station on Saturday, 21 December, 2019.

"Enquiries remain ongoing, but the 42-year-old's death is not being treated as suspicious.

"Support is being provided to family, and his colleagues, at this incredibly difficult time and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."

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