Tragedy of man who dies at pub

First published in News

A man has died from a suspected heart attack in a pub in Abingdon.

The tragedy happened in the College Oak pub on the Peachcroft estate at about 10.30pm yesterday.

Eddie Cavanagh, landlord of the Greene King pub in Peachcroft Road, said the man was pronounced dead at the pub.

He added: “The man was a regular and used to come in every Friday.

“He came in with his father-in-law at about 10pm and then collapsed.

“We think he had a heart attack — it’s a shock for everyone.”

A spokesman for South Central Ambulance said staff were alerted at 10.25pm to a medical emergency at the pub and arrived eight minutes later.

She said: “A rapid response vehicle and ambulance crew were called to the pub.

“The man was pronounced dead at the scene.”

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1:13am Mon 3 Dec 12

jtladlad says...

Hope your ok at this sad time. Jack the lad (Big Davies mate) x
Hope your ok at this sad time. Jack the lad (Big Davies mate) x jtladlad
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