Cardiac arrest victim named

A MAN who died after bystanders’ attempts to save his life after he went into cardiac arrest in a street failed has been named.

Brian Sharp, of Castles Close in Stotfold, went into cardiac arrest at about 4.45pm on Tuesday while on Saxon Avenue in Stotfold.

Members of the public and St John Ambulance volunteers attempted to save the 65-year-old man’s life before paramedics arrived.

He was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage, where he later died.

The inquest into Mr Sharp’s death opened today (Friday).

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death, due to the sudden nature of it, but it is not thought to be suspicious at this time.

Anyone with information can call Beds Police on the non-emergency number 101 or text 07786200011. Alternatively, call independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org