Man dies after suffering breathing difficulties at St Albans Abbey

The air ambulance lands outside the Cathedral

The air ambulance lands outside the Cathedral - Credit: Archant

A 71-year-old man died after struggling to breath at the Cathedral in St Albans yesterday afternoon.

Herts Air Ambulance, two rapid response cars, and a team of paramedics were called to the Abbey, off Sumpter Yard, just before 2pm.

The man was given life support at the scene but later died at Watford General Hospital.