September 14, 2018 2.50 pm This story is over 38 months old

Death at Boston recycling centre

The centre will close for the rest of the day

Boston Household Waste Recycling Centre has closed for the rest of the day, due to the death of a person on the site.

Lincolnshire County Council, which manages the centre, posted on social media that the centre would be closed for the rest of Friday, September 14 due to ‘circumstances beyond their control’.

Lincolnshire Police confirmed that a man has died, but the death is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “We were called at 12.10pm today (September 14) to the Boston Household Waste Recycling Centre, following a report of a man suffering a cardiac arrest.

“Sadly, the man died. His death is not being treated as suspicious.”

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire County Council said: “Lincolnshire County Council have taken the decision to close the Boston Household Waste and Recycle Centre for the remainder of the day.

“Emergency services, including Lincolnshire Air Ambulance, were called to the site after a member of the public suffered a suspected cardiac arrest.

“EMAS have confirmed they were called to Marsh Lane, Boston just after 11.30am following reports of a person collapsed. Two paramedics and a crewed ambulance attended the scene.”

Boston Household Waste Recycling Centre will open again as usual on Saturday from 9am to 4pm.

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