Dumfries and Galloway: Man killed in police raid ‘unexplained’

The 44-year-old fell ill as police searched a property in Portpatrick, near Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway around 10am on Wednesday.

He was treated by paramedics but died at the scene of the accident.

His death is being treated as unsolved and is being investigated by the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (Pirc), Police Scotland said.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 9.55am on Wednesday officers with warrants were present at a property at Old Station Court in Portpatrick.

“A 44-year-old man was unwell and an ambulance arrived, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The investigation into the death is ongoing, which is currently considered unsolved.

“The Crown Office and the Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) have been informed of the circumstances and have directed that the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner conduct an independent inquiry into the circumstances of the death.”

A Pirc spokesman said: “The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner has been directed by the Crown Office and the Procurator Fiscal Service to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a 44-year-old man following an incident involving police in Portpatrick on 26 July.”

“Once the investigation is complete, a report of our findings will be submitted to the COPFS for consideration.”

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