Police investigating "sudden and unexplained death" in Northampton

Traffic cars and paramedics were seen at Kingsley healthcare unit early on Tuesday morning

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 12:10 pm
Paramedics and police were called to the Kingsley property at around 7am on Tuesday
Paramedics and police were called to the Kingsley property at around 7am on Tuesday

Police have confirmed they are investigating the "sudden and unexplained death" of a man in his 40s at a Northampton medical unit on Tuesday morning (May 18).

Locals reported paramedics and a number of police vehicles seen going in and out of St Matthews Healthcare in Kingsley from around 7am.

A Northamptonshire Police spokeswoman later confirmed: “We were called to reports of the sudden death of a man in his 40s inside a property in St Matthew’s Parade, Northampton.

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“We are currently treating his death as unexplained and fast-track enquiries are progressing to ascertain the full circumstances surrounding it.”

St Matthews Healthcare provides nursing care and long-term rehabilitation for people with severe mental health problems, including dementia and high dependency nursing needs as well as rehabilitation for those with brain injury.