Woman chokes to death

A woman has died after chocking at a restaurant on Teesside. The 48-year-old was found in the bathroom at Frankie and Benny's in Stockton last night, November 6.

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Cleveland Police statement

"Cleveland Police can confirm that officers were called to Frankie & Benny’s restaurant, Teesside Park, at around 6.30pm last night.

"Police attendance was requested by the ambulance service after the tragic death of a diner at the restaurant.

"A 48-year-old woman who attended the restaurant with members of her family is believed to have collapsed, suffering from an obstructed airway.

"Efforts to resuscitate the female by other diners and subsequently by the ambulance crew failed. Cleveland Police would like to extend condolences to the family of the deceased"

– Cleveland Police spokesperson

Woman dies after choking at restaurant

A woman has died after choking at a restaurant on Teesside. The 48-year-old was found in the bathroom at Frankie and Benny's in Stockton last night, November 6.

Police were called to the restaurant at about 6:30pm. Officers say the woman who was with her family at the restaurant is believed to have collapsed.

Efforts by other diners and paramedics to resuscitate her failed.