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Incident referred to IOPC following death of man in Telford

West Mercia Police can confirm that officers responded to a report for the concern for the safety of an individual at approximately 1:30am this morning (Monday 15 August) at an address in Telford.

Upon arrival Taser was deployed and a 48-year-old man, who subsequently received medical attention, was pronounced dead at approximately 3am.

West Mercia Police are unable to comment any further as the incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) as is normal procedure and will assist the IOPC with their enquiries.

Issued: 09:15am, Monday 15 August, Corporate Communications

Published 15/08/16