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Update on investigation into death of man in Stroud


A 40-year-old woman has been charged with robbery in connection with the theft of a mobility scooter in a Tesco car park in Stroud last Sunday.

Kimberley Ann Hawkins, of no fixed address, was charged after the robbery left a man in his 60s without his scooter.

Hawkins is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court later today, Thursday.

Police had been called to the scene shortly before 6am on the Sunday (January 22), where the man was found to be unresponsive in the car park on Stratford Road. He died later that day in Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

A post-mortem has taken place which so far is “inconclusive” regarding the man’s death, and formal identification is due to take place today and a police investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on what took place is asked to contact police online by completing the following form quoting incident 78 of January 22:

You can also call police on 101. Information can also be submitted anonymously by calling independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online here:

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