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Elderly man dies after falling ill at The Poacher's Pocket pub in Walderslade

24 January 2014
by Clare Freeman
An elderly man has died at a Walderslade pub after police were called yesterday afternoon.
 
Emergency services were called over fears for the man, in his 80s, at The Poacher's Pocket.
 
Kent Police officers arrived at about 5.25pm, but the man was declared dead at the scene.
A man died at The Poacher's Pocket in Walderslade

A man died at The Poacher's Pocket in Walderslade

The force is treating the death as non-suspicious.
 
A spokesman said: "Kent Police was called at 5.25pm on 23 January to The Poacher's Pocket pub in Walderslade to reports of concern for the wellbeing of a man in his 80s.
 
"Sadly the man was declared dead at the scene."
 
A witness said two police cars and two ambulances were at the scene.
 
The pub is believed to have been closed for the rest of the evening after the man's death.
 
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