EMERGENCY crews are at the scene of a ‘sudden death’ this afternoon.

Essex Police and East of England Ambulance services were spotted in Tiptree this afternoon.

A police spokesman said: “Officers are currently at the scene of a sudden death in Tiptree, near to the junction of Rectory Road and Main Road.

“We were called just before 1.20pm today (January 6).

“The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.”

East of England Ambulance Service confirmed they sent a crew at 1.30pm.

An ambulance spokesman said: “We sent an ambulance crew, but sadly there was nothing that could be done as the patient had died at the scene.”

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