Police cordon in Nottingham city centre after sudden death

By Gemma Toulson & Olimpia Zagnat

A man has died following an incident in Nottingham city centre on Wednesday (September 15) morning, police have confirmed

A cordon was put up in Weekday Cross earlier. Officers remain at the scene.

A police spokesman said: "Emergency services were called to Weekday Cross shortly after 4.30am this morning when a man was found injured in the road.

"He was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

"Police officers remain at the scene and the road has been closed while investigations continue, however the incident is not being treated as suspicious."

Detective Inspector Mark Shaw, of Nottinghamshire Police, said “We are still in the early stages of our investigation but not believe this incident to be suspicious. Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call 101 quoting incident 46 of 15 September.”

The incident caused disruption to Nottingham's tram services earlier. Services have now resumed with delays.

Weekday Cross, Nottingham city centre (Nottinghamshire Live/Marie Wilson)

A spokesperson for NET tweeted earlier: "Due to a Police incident we have no service between Old Market Square and Toton Lane/Clifton South, affecting all services. NCT Orange and Navy buses are accepting our tickets and passes. We apologise for any inconvenience caused."

Sarah Milton, a healthcare assistant, 23, was waiting for the tram at the Lace Market tram stop. She said: “It was clear for me that something big has happened.

“It is very concerning because we are right in the city centre.

“I live around here. It is very worrying.”


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