Police investigating sudden death at hospital

Craigavon Area Hospital. INLM02-110gc
Craigavon Area Hospital. INLM02-110gc

Police have been called in to investigate the sudden death of a 50-year-old woman at Craigavaon Area Hospital.

It is understood the woman died following a fall from a landing yesterday (Wednesday, May 18).

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust described it as a “tragic incident” and is cooperating with authorities.

Speaking last night a spokesman for the Trust said: “We can confirm the tragic incident today involving the death of a patient at Craigavon Area Hospital. We are co-operating fully with the PSNI investigation.”

There are no further details about the incident at present.