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Five arrested over Carl Cope death at Walsall Manor Hospital

Four ambulance staff and a hospital worker have been arrested following the death of a man at Walsall's Manor Hospital in June.

Carl Cope, 47, died from a heart attack after collapsing outside the hospital's A&E department with chest pains.

The ambulance service workers, aged 26, 34, 45 and 53 were bailed. A hospital employee, 44, remains in custody.

All five were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence and misconduct in a public office.

West Midlands Police, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust and West Midlands Ambulance Service are conducting an investigation into the circumstances of Mr Cope's death, on 23 June.

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