Posted: Mon 23rd May 2022

Police confirm man dies following an incident at an address on Holt Road for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

A man has died following an incident at an address on Holt Road.

North Wales Police have issued a statement following the incident earlier today that prompted a large emergency service response, “At 11.44am today (23 May) we responded to a request to attend an address on Holt Road, Wrexham to assist an ambulance crew at the scene.

“Welsh Ambulance Service reported that a 62-year-old male was in cardiac arrest after being bitten by a dog at the property.

“Sadly, despite the best efforts of paramedics, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The man’s next of kin have been informed and our enquiries into this incident remain ongoing.

“Family members have requested that their privacy is respected at this time.

“The dog was securely contained at the property and was euthanised by a vet at the scene.

“Other dogs kept at the property have been removed by trained dog handlers and will be temporarily kennelled whilst enquiries are ongoing.”

A spokesperson for the Welsh Ambulance Service said earlier today: “We were called this morning, Monday 23 May at 11:33hrs to reports of a medical emergency in the Holt Road area of Wrexham. We sent three emergency ambulances, two rapid response vehicles and the Wales Air Ambulance to the scene.”

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