Force confirms 'sudden death' in Northampton church grounds

Several emergency vehicles surrounded a church in Northampton last night following reports of a sudden death.

Thursday, 1st August 2019, 3:01 pm
Police attended St James Chruch in St James Road last night after reports of a sudden death.

Police and ambulance services were seen outside St James Church in St James Road shortly after 9pm last night, July 31.

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St James Residents' Association posted photos of the blue light services on Facebook last night alongside the comment: "Let's hope everyone is safe."

However, a police spokeswoman has confirmed the force was called to attend a 'sudden death in non-suspicious circumstances' in a churchyard in St James Road at about 9.25pm.

"A report has prepared for the coroner," she added.