Man dies after falling ill in town centre

A man has died after suffering a medical episode outside a betting shop.

Monday, 6th November 2017, 10:18 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:04 am
The incident in Leigh Town Centre. Photo by Rachael Dickinson

A section of Bradshawgate in Leigh was cordoned off after the incident, which occurred shortly before 3pm yesterday (Sunday) outside the William Hill shop.

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Police and paramedics attended the incident before the man was taken to hospital, where he sadly died.

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death and a file has been passed to the coroner.