Man collapses at resort court

Blackpool Victoria Hospital

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A man has died awaiting a hearing at a Blackpool court.

The 46-year-old from Blackpool collapsed in the public area of the town’s county court which deals with civil matters.

Security staff trained in first aid tried to revive the man on Monday.

He was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after.

It is understood he was due to attend a hearing in the family court which deals with matter such as child custody and maintenance.

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