Elderly woman dies at property in Bury despite efforts of emergency services

East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter
East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter
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An elderly woman died at a property in Bury St Edmunds this morning despite the efforts of emergency services.

Paramedics including the East Anglian Air Ambulance responded to reports a woman was unwell at a property, in Cornfield Road, at 8.45am.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “At the scene there was an elderly woman who was treated - unfortunately it was confirmed that she was in cardiac arrest and sadly despite the best efforts of everyone involved she was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Our thoughts are with the friends and family involved.”

Paramedics had requested assistance from the fire service to help get the woman, who was about 80-years-old, out of the property.