Man dies after cardiac arrest at Lincoln gym

A man in his 50s has died after suffering a cardiac arrest at a gym in Lincoln.

The East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) received a call reporting a medical emergency at Sports Direct Fitness, formerly called LA Fitness, on Weaver Road at 11.13am on Friday, October 18.

A spokesperson for EMAS said: “We received a call at 11.13am on October 18 to Weaver Road in Lincoln. The caller reported a medical emergency. We sent a LIVES community first responder, a paramedic in a fast response car, a doctor in a car and an ambulance.”

It was then reported to police by EMAS at 12.28pm.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “A male in his 50s was pronounced dead. The matter has been passed to the coroner.”