Woman dies after being found unconscious in Preston e-cigarette shop

A woman was found dead in an e-cigarette shop after police were alerted to a safety call.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 27th March 2017, 3:36 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:30 pm
The woman was found on Longridge Road
The woman was found on Longridge Road

Lancashire Police say officers were called to the premises on Longridge Road, Ribbleton, at around 5.10pm on Saturday, March 25.

On arrival a 44-year-old woman was found in the store unconscious.

She was immediately taken to Royal Preston Hospital but police say she died a short time after arriving.

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The force says the woman's death is not being treated as suspicious.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "We attended a premises on Longridge Road, Ribbleton, at around 5.10pm on Saturday (March 25) following a concern for safety call.

Officers attended and a 44-year-old woman was found at the scene unconscious.

The woman was taken to Royal Preston Hospital but sadly died a short time later.

Her death currently is not being treated as suspicious.