Senior Officer Hit By Train

Leicestershire Police's Assistant Chief Constable Gordon Fraser has died after being hit by a train in Gloucestershire. He was suspended in 2010 on misconduct allegations.

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Assistant Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police was due in court on Monday

The Assistant Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police Gordon Fraser was killed by a train on Friday 19 October Credit: ITV Central

The Assistant Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police Gordon Fraser, who died after being hit by a train on Friday October 19, was due to appear in court in St Albans on Monday accused of perverting the course of justice.

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Leicestershire Police pay tribute to Gordon Fraser

Leicestershire Police have issued this statement following the death of its Assistant Chief Constable Gordon Fraser.

"Leicestershire Police Authority and Leicestershire Police are deeply shocked and saddened by the death of Assistant Chief Constable Gordon Fraser and our thoughts are with his family and friends."

"British Transport Police is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and will prepare a file for the coroner. The death is currently being treated as non-suspicious."

– Leicestershire Police statement

Assistant Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police found dead on railway line

An Assistant Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police has been found dead on a railway line.

Gordon Fraser was hit by a train shortly after midday on Friday October 19, in Aston Magna, Moreton-in-the-Marsh, Gloucestershire.

Mr Fraser had been suspended from duty since December 2010 pending an investigation into his conduct by Merseryside Police.

He'd also been due to appear in court on Monday October 22 in connection with a separate allegation of perverting the course of justice by Hertfordshire Police.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

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