Person dies in Cornwall Close, Hornchurch incident

Person dies in Cornwall Close, Hornchurch incident

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) were dispatched to Cornwall Close at 1.09pm today (May 20), a spokesperson confirmed.

London’s Air Ambulance, a charity that responds to London’s most critically ill patients, was sent out to support ambulance crews. 

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The patient was given treatment but was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

Half dozen police vehicles, blue lights and sirens, ambulance and air ambulance to Cornwall Close Hornchurch about 40 minutes ago, anyone know what’s happening?

— Charlie Marlow (@rumandcoffee) May 20, 2024

Social media usersreported seeing a large emergency service presence in the area. 

The Metropolitan Police has been contacted for a comment to confirm the nature of the incident.

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