A 15-year-old boy has suddenly and unexpectedly collapsed and died in the middle of a restaurant during an evening out with family and friends.
The teen was eating at Browns Restaurant in Liverpool, England, over the weekend when he suddenly collapsed.
Liverpool Echo reports that members of the staff and others tried to resuscitate the boy while paramedics were en route but he was unresponsive.
Paramedics rushed him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
“Emergency services were called to Browns Restaurant on Paradise Street at about 5.50 pm following reports that a teenager, who was with family and friends had collapsed,” a Merseyside Police spokesperson said.
“A number of members of the public and staff at the restaurant had provided medical assistance prior to the emergency services attending,” police added.
“The teenager was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where sadly he died a short time later.”
Police said that the death “is not believed to be suspicious, and a file is being prepared for the Coroner.”
“Next of kin have been spoken to and specialist officers are supporting the family at this tragic time,” police added.