Police identify dead man found at Chesterfield College

Police have confirmed the identity of a man who was found dead in the grounds of Chesterfield College.

Friday, 7th November 2014, 6:29 am

The body was discovered at the college’s Infirmary Road site earlier this week as police were called about 6pm, on Tuesday, November 4, after receiving reports about a sudden death.

Police named the deceased man today, Thursday, November 6, as Paul Lowry, 45, of Staveley.

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A police spokesman said the death is not being treated as suspicious after a college staff member originally found Mr Lowry’s body.

Stuart Cutforth, Chesterfield College principal said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased at this traumatic time.”

A police spokesman added that a file has been prepared for a pending Chesterfield coroner’s court inquest.