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The death of a man in cells at Chesterfield police station has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
The 37-year-old from Belper was arrested on 26 June. He was found collapsed in his cell at 7.10pm that evening. Police officers and paramedics attempted to resuscitate him but he was pronounced dead at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.
A post mortem examination is being carried out today and Derbyshire Police has referred itself to the police watchdog.
We will now be making a careful assessment to determine the level, if any, of IPCC involvement.
Police are searching for a man from Chesterfield who has not been seen since Tuesday.
Andrew Bennett, 44, was last seen in Calow but has been out of contact since. He is 5ft 6ins tall, of medium build, with short greying hair. He was last seen wearing a beige coat, dark trousers and a grey T-shirt.
He is thought to have links with Dronfield and Sheffield.
Anyone who has seen him is asked to contact police.
Tributes have been paid to a young mother, her baby daughter and a family friend while police continue to investigate the cause of a house fire which claimed their lives.
The trio, named locally as Amy Smith, 17; her six month old daughter Ruby Gaunt, and friend Ed Green, died in the fire at a block of flats in Langley Mill, Derbyshire in the early hours of Sunday.
The baby's father Shaun Grant is believed to be in hospital after being rescued from the blaze.
Writing on a tribute site set up for the victims, friend Jodie Mee said: "Rest in peace girls and Ed, Heaven has gained two beautiful girls and a strong boy. Thoughts go out to their family and all the people who knew them.
"(They're) in a safe place now, Ruby will be in mummy's arms and Ed will be standing by them both. Fly high beautifuls, sleep tight."
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Three people - including a child - have died in a house fire in Derbyshire.
It happened on North Street in Langley Mill and 4am today.
A man, a woman, and a little girl were killed in the blaze, which badly damaged the house and a car parked outside it.
Firefighters evacuated neighbouring houses because the fire caused a gas leak. Engineers are currently working to fix the problem.
Police are working with the fire service to find out how the fire started.
Anti-austerity groups and activists are planning a protest in Chesterfield today, days after the Queen's speech.
Demonstrators will meet at Rykneld Square around midday to protest against what they describe as the Conservative government's public service cuts.
Police are growing increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of a missing Chesterfield man.
James Wheelhouse, 29, of Nether Avenue, Killamarsh was last seen on Sunday, May 10 at a friend's house on Sheffield Road.
Mr Wheelhouse is described as white, 5ft 11ins tall, of a slim build with brown spiked receding hair. He was last seen wearing a light coloured t-shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone who sees Mr Wheelhouse or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact police.