Wimpy incident: woman dies in Worthing restaurant

A woman has died in the Wimpy restaurant in Worthing town centre.

Friday, 22nd November 2019, 4:53 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd November 2019, 7:05 pm

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "At 4.06pm on Friday (22 November) police were called to a fast food restaurant in Chapel Road, Worthing, after concern for the health of a woman in her 70s.

"Despite the efforts of ambulance crew and police, the woman sadly died 40 minutes later.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and the Coroners Officer is continuing enquiries."

The scene of the incident in Chapel Road, Worthing
The scene of the incident in Chapel Road, Worthing

An ambulance spokesman said they were called at 2.58pm to a suspected cardiac arrest.

A cordon was put in place outside the burger restaurant, with a sheet covering the windows and police officers stationed outside. Several emergency service vehicles were parked in the street.

Also cordoned off were The Mellor Practice and Jordan & Cook chartered surveyors and the Worthing FX bureau de change next door on either side.

The scene of the incident in Chapel Road, Worthing
The scene of the incident in Chapel Road, Worthing