Man dies in hospital after collapsing in Bognor Regis

The Regis Centre, Bognor Regis
The Regis Centre, Bognor Regis

POLICE have appealed for information after a man who collapsed outside a Bognor Regis theatre later died.

Shortly before 10pm on Tuesday (February 10) police were called to reports of a man having collapsed outside the Regis Centre in Belmont Street.

The casualty, Christopher Swaine, 53, of no fixed address, was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken by ambulance to St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester.

Sadly, Mr Swaine died in hospital yesterday (Thursday, February 12).

The cause of death has not yet been confirmed, and is currently being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.

Police are investigating the circumstances and are trying to find out who may have seen Mr Swaine shortly before became ill.

Anyone who saw him collapse or who may have other relevant information is asked to email or phone 101, quoting serial 1514 of 10/2.