IPCC investigation following the death of a man in Telford

Published: 15 Aug 2016

The IPCC is investigating the death of a 48 year old man in Telford, Shropshire.

The IPCC understands that West Mercia Police were called to Meadow Close, Trench, shortly before 2am on Monday 15 August.

At this stage the IPCC is aware a Taser was used on the man before he became ill. The Ambulance Service attended but the man later died.

IPCC investigators are at the scene gathering the available information and are attending the post incident procedures to supervise the recovery of initial evidence.

The IPCC is conducting a full and thorough investigation into all of the circumstances surrounding his death including the use of force.

  • West Mercia Police
  • Death and serious injury