09/07/2019

Antrim Hospital Death To Be Investigated

The death of a patient following an incident at Antrim Area Hospital is to be investigated by police.

The man, who was in his 80's, is understood to have left a medical ward when the incident occurred on Saturday morning, 06 July.

He was transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast where he later died.
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The Health and Safety Executive and the PSNI were notified of the incident and an investigation is underway.

A post-mortem examination will follow in due course.



(JG/CM)

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