Elderly man dies after collapsing in Buxton’s Spring Gardens

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man collapsed in a shopping centre in Buxton and later died.

Officers are not treating the death as suspicious but would like anyone who saw the 80-year-old collapse to get in touch.

The man, whose family has been contacted, was found outside shops in Buxton’s Spring Gardens at about 11am on Tuesday, March 26.

He was taken by ambulance to Stepping Hill Hospital, in Stockport, where he later died.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen the man collapse to contact them on 101.