Man dies at Upney Station after falling ill

PUBLISHED: 17:28 22 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:17 23 October 2018

A person died after falling ill at Upney Station. Picture: Ken Mears

A person died after falling ill at Upney Station. Picture: Ken Mears


A man has died at Upney Station after falling ill.

Officers from the British Transport Police were called just before 3.30pm to a medical emergency at the station.

The London Ambulance Service attended but the 46-year-old died at the scene.

A spokeswoman said: “We were called at 3.24pm today to Upney Lane, Barking, to reports of an incident.

“We sent an incident response officer, an ambulance crew and a single responder in a car.

“Sadly, a person was found dead at the scene.”

British Transport Police said the man’s family have been informed.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

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