A man has died after falling from an upper level in Selfridges.
Police confirmed details of the incident after the man was pronounced dead at the scene last night (Monday, January 10).
It happened at the Birmingham store just after 7pm.
West Midlands Police have since said his death is not being treated as suspicious and the matter has been referred to the coroner for an inquest.
Paramedics and police arrived on scene but the man had suffered life-threatening injuries and could not be saved.
BirminghamLive reports that the store is closed today (January 11) and is set to open up again tomorrow (January 12).
Selfridges have released a statement following the incident.
“Following an incident instore last night, the emergency services attended and we have been assisting them with their enquiries,” it read.
“Selfridges Birmingham will remain closed today, reopening on Wednesday 12th January.”
West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) said the man was confirmed dead at the scene after two crews attended.
A spokesperson for WMAS said: “We were called at 7.08pm to reports of a patient that had fallen from a height at Bullring, Birmingham. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic attended the scene.
“Upon arrival, we found one patient, a man, he had sustained life threatening injuries.
“Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of ambulance staff at the scene, nothing more could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.”
A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: “A man has sadly died after falling from the upper level of Selfridges just after 7pm on Monday (Jan 10).
“His death is not being treated as suspicious and will be referred to the Coroner. Our sympathies are with his family and friends.”
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